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 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Mobile Campaign

This award honors social good campaigns optimized for a mobile experience. Work may include, but is not limited to, in-stream and vertical video, augmented reality, branded mobile apps, and games.


Angry Birds get angry about climate change in “Angry Birds Friends: Champions for Earth”
The Champions for Earth tournament, playable in Angry Birds Friends from September the 21st - 27th 2015, was an environmental awareness raising and action inspiring game experience, aimed at making a difference in the fight for global sustainability.Coinciding with UN Climate Week in New York City, we wanted to encourage citizens of all ages to recognize th…
Charity Miles Pokémon Go Challenge; Pokémon with Purpose
How can we create a purpose layer for the Pokemon Go phenomenon?The first weekend Pokemon Go was released our team noticed a huge cultural shift. In parks around New York everyone was using the app and experiencing augmented reality for the first time. Why not challenge these people to play Pokemon Go with purpose? That's when we launched the Charity Miles …
Emoji Turns Real
Vi Agroforestry is a Swedish charity organisation that fights poverty and starvation in eastern Africa through tree planting. Like charity organisations all over the world they collect money through text donations. The problem is that people need to text complicated SMS codes to make donations.
Visa 360° of Acceptance
As a 30-year sponsor of the Olympic Games, Visa wanted to extend their vision of universal acceptance celebrating the collective diversity that unites people around the world at the 2016 Rio summer games. Visa believes in giving everyone, everywhere a way to reach their highest potential by providing access to best-in-class payment products and solutions so…

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