12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.


Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Best Influencer & Celebrity Facebook Campaign

This award honors the best integration of an influencer, celebrity or ambassador as part of a social media marketing campaign optimized for Facebook.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Target wanted a strategic influencer marketing campaign that would drive meaningful engagement with USH parents by crafting a message and experience that leads with empathy and expertise parenting solutions that Target can leverage to adjust to their “new normal” at every age and stage.
Ad Council & Facebook: Love Rises
The Ad Council partnered with Facebook Creative Shop, Great Big Story’s branded content studio, Courageous, and storyteller Jay Shetty to produce a two-part mini docuseries on behalf of the Ad Council’s Love Has No Labels campaign. The videos feature real people who came together in the wake of tragedy, including Hurricane Harvey in Houston, TX an…
Five Decades, One Voice
To celebrate the company’s 50th anniversary, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store sought to drive and sustain awareness by paying homage to its long history in music while setting the tone and paving the way for the next five decades. With the launch of a high-profile new product, the brand needed to remain top-of-mind and sustain relevancy over an ex…
Mean Girls Day Facebook Live Viewing Party with Tina Fey and Busy Philipps
Paramount & Mean Girls Broadway were looking for a unique way to engage fans, raise awareness and celebrate both the 15th anniversary of the cultural phenomenon Mean Girls movie release, as well as the hit Broadway musical. October 3 is internet famous and for Mean Girls fans a holiday in its own right. To the uninitiated October 3rd is the day…


About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

the 12th annual shorty awards will take place on may 3rd.