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 use of LinkedIn Video

This category honors the most creative and effective incorporation of video content on LinkedIn in a social media marketing campaign.


Content Cantina
Content marketers and IBMers are bombarded with emails and content, so we came up with a better way to engage them: by developing a thought leadership campaign that would entertain and inspire our audience to become best-in-class storytellers.
GE Brings the World To Work With Employee Profile
GE has a long legacy of progress & innovation, solving problems in energy, healthcare, & aviation: from the first lightbulb to America's first jet engine. But maintaining the legacy of a 125+-year-old company has its ups and downs and the last few years for GE have been specifically tough. It has faced hurdles in energy markets, criticism from Wal…
Spotify How It's Made: Anchor
You can't revolutionize the way humanity listens to music and podcasts without a little help from the world's most talented tech professionals. So when Spotify wanted to attract highly-qualified candidates to join their team and celebrate the internal culture of working at one of the hottest companies in tech, they needed a Linkedin content series…
Yext Introduces Todd Munion: The Man Without The Answers
Every day it seems like there’s a new headline about misinformation wreaking havoc on society. Most believe it’s just a political or social issue. But brands also suffer at the hands of misinformation, thanks to third-party websites and unverified sources online. Hence, misinformation is a real business problem because it erodes trust between a br…


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.