13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

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

From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards Best use of Twitter Video

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

See previous winners and honorees here.


The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Rather than limit The Daily Show’s Twitter presence to repackaged linear content, we have a team dedicated to expanding The Daily Show’s voice into the digital space with original content that caters to the Twitter audience specifically. This team’s objective is to make the show’s social presence not just funny and entertaining, but genuine.
Blue’s Clues & You Exclusive Scene
Promote the launch of Blue’s Clues & You through a piece of content that highlighted the new series while also optimizing on the strong nostalgia and love that surrounds the original series.
Camila Talks Romance
In 2017, Verizon was the category leader with over 130 million customers. But millennials, were showing a growing allegiance to T-Mobile. Verizon needed to create more positive brand experiences for younger customers and the answer was Verizon Up, a program that rewarded you with stuff  like a coffee or once-in-a-lifetime experience for Camila Cab…
Godzilla King of the Monsters: Glitch
​​​​​​Fans have seen multiple iterations of their beloved Godzilla and the monsters in his universe. We needed to convey just how much bigger this film is than the others and drive anticipation and generate buzz ahead of the release of the second trailer. 
The Cure for Chinese Restaurant Syndrome
MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) is one of the world’s most popular ingredients. But in the United States, it’s falsely perceived as unhealthy, largely fueled by xenophobic stereotypes about “dirty” Chinese food. Despite proven safe to eat by numerous scientific studies, Americans are still hesitant and afraid to give MSG a taste. This is ironic since M…


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