THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best use of a Hashtag

This award honors the most creative and effective use of hashtags across any platform for a specific social cause or campaign.

Nominees

#BlindNewWorld
More than 7 million blind people live in the U.S. Yet, more than half of Americans say they haven't…
#FedExCares: Turning Citizenship into an Internal Rallying Cry
More than 10,000 FedEx volunteers work to improve communities in upward of 400 cities across the gl…
#FlipOffFur
How do you make dissing fur cool? breensmith wanted to bridge the gap between the fur-wearers, the …
#ForgiveForPeace Campaign
The United Nations tasked influencer marketing platform, Influential, to create a campaign to raise…
#HavasPeepShow
The Breast Cancer Awareness installation inside advertising agency Havas Chicago's lobby was design…
#IHateTheWait
With increasingly long TSA wait times and frustration with the current system escalating at airp…
finalist
#SaidNoSchoolEver
Hefty is the only trash bag that supports Box Tops For Education, one of America's largest school e…
finalist
#ShootATweet
How do we make the daily toll of gun violence something Congress can't ignore?The media does a grea…
#StrongArmSelfie
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women in the U.S. c…
#TreatItForward Tuesday
We're passionate about making a positive difference for animals in need. In this campaign, we focus…
Call Your Shot
The Call Your Shot challenge was a social media campaign supporting World Malaria Day 2016 and was …
Cigna Fights Hunger
Cigna is more than just a health insurance company. We are committed to improving the health, well-…
winner
Dove: Dear Media
“Hot blonde.” “Huge nipples.” “Her ass is quality.” Somehow it’s become acceptable for the media t…
Jeep | 4x4 Day
This past April 4th, the Jeep brand celebrated it's first annual 4x4 Day, with a campaign centered …
M&M’S #MakeMLaugh For Red Nose Day
For the past two years, M&M'S has joined Comic Relief, an organization whose mission is to drive po…
MasterCard #STandUp4
For the past five years, MasterCard has supported Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) by donating 1 cent to S…
finalist
The #62MillionGirls Yearbook
In March 2015, the President and First Lady Michelle Obama launched the Let Girls Learn initiative …
Zappos: #ImNotABox Campaign
THE WHYEvery Zappos box has a unique story and purpose to each of our customers--whether they're sh…