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.

Best use of Twitter

This award honors the most effective and creative campaigns optimized for Twitter. Describe how you integrated Twitter into your campaign, how it enhanced your message and met or exceeded your goals and objectives.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Solar Opposites Live-Animated Twitter Q&A
As Solar Opposites was preparing to crash land at Hulu, we faced a challenge of global proportions: How do you convince earthlings that these foul-mouthed Shlorpions are just as relatable–and likeable–as…
The Ad Council & Twitter ArtHouse: #StayHome #AloneTogether
Amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council, who rallied the media and advertising industries to support critical messages around the Coronavirus, partnered with Twitter ArtHouse to drive action …
Google Pixel 4a Launch
The Google Pixel 4a – our mid-tier device priced at $349 – was one of the company's most anticipated smartphones ever. Tens of thousands of tweets drove social conversation before the phone was even anno…
New York Fashion Week Goes Home with Lowe’s | #FashionGoesHome
From resetting routines to resetting expectations, how people connect, create and communicate underwent considerable changes in 2020. Amid these shifts, the role of the home transformed dramatically and …
Best of Tweets 2020
The only certainty in 2020 was uncertainty. For marketers, just about every plan was thrown out the window, as they navigated their brands through scrapped shoots, delayed launches and ever-shifting budg…
The Oreo Doomsday Vault
Alerted by a concerned fan on Twitter, OREO was on a mission to save the OREO cookie from the impact of Asteroid 2018VP1 by building the OREO Global Vault in the permafrost region-Svalbard, Norway.  T…


In an effort to bring filmmakers and fans together during the pandemic, the Academy began "Watch with the Academy" - a series of Twitter watch parties where the cast and crew of each film live tweeted co…
Dalek Takeover of Twitter! #DalekDay
One of the biggest days in the Doctor Who social calendar is Doctor Who Day – the 23rd November. The very first episode of the iconic 50+ year (the longest ever) science fiction television series of all …
Trolls World Tour - Twitter Campaign
In the face of a global pandemic, Universal Pictures pivoted the release of it’s upcoming film Trolls World Tour away from theaters and moved it to premiere directly to consumer homes. For the first time…
Ultimate Fan Bracket – College Basketball Edition
With “March Madness” – the 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament – canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FOX Sports harnessed the unbridled enthusiasm fans have for their NCAA teams and created its own …
Ultimate Fan Bracket – NFL Edition
In August 2020, FOX Sports’ digital and social team launched the second annual Ultimate Fan Bracket: NFL Edition to determine the league’s best fan base, turning the unbridled enthusiasm of NFL fans into…
VH1's RuPaul's Drag Race S12 RuVeal
Ultimately our goal was to harness the uniquely interactive power of Twitter to create a memorable experience for fans. Every season the RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12 Queen RuVeal, or cast announcement, i…

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, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

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