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 Meme/Parody Account

If one thing is for sure, there have never been more hilarious, gut-busting memes than there are now. Thanks to new platforms, trends and cultural events, the internet is constantly coming up with new ways to create viral content shared by masses all around the world.

If you’re a brand contributing to meme culture, consider entering your work in the Best use of a memecategory.


Comments By Celebs
The wildly popular Comments by Celebs account on Instagram is a project from best friends and pop culture enthusiasts Emma Diamond and Julie Kramer. In short, it’s a curated collection of comments on cel…
Dilfs of DisneyLand
Hilarious account spotted. Sure, you know what DisneyLand is all about — the rides, the fantasy, the mouse. But what about all those dreamy dads and their adorable kids? Enter the popular Dilfs of Disney…
It’s not fair that pigeons get a bad rap for being dirty and pooping everywhere. While the latter may not be disputable, this popular and hilarious account on Instagram aims to change that through fantas…
Subway Creatures
Shortly after arriving in New York in 2010, Rick McGuire started documenting the wild things he saw riding the subway on an Instagram account called Subway Creatures. Over the course of several years, he…
Thoughts of Dog
This account is part canine, part philosopher, resulting in tweets that bring followers constand and completely heartwarming hilarity. Thoughts of Dog encapsulates the proper puppy experience in 280 char…
Sonny5ideup is posting some of the more abstract, bizarre and hilarious memes on the internet. A self-described, "Music Producer/Writer in New York City," the meme creator initially began posting on Twit…


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.