Enter the 14th Annual Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The regular entry deadline is on February 10th, 2022.

From the 2021 Impact Awards Call to Action

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Winners

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#EqualEverywhere: Champions for Change
As COVID-19 surged across the world, women were paying a higher price. They were twice as likely to lose their jobs in the pandemic. At home, they were putting in three times more work than men — on domestic tasks and care. With lockdowns, domestic violence against women was spiking. By Q3 2020, estimates were showing that the pandemic had already…
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#MentalHealthAction TikTok Challenge
Mental health is one of the major crises of our time. Over the past two decades, rates of people experiencing mental health conditions have risen along with an increase in suicides, particularly among young adults. Even worse, the COVID pandemic has accelerated this crisis, giving way to what many mental health professionals have called the “secon…
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BLK presents "Vax That Thang Up" feat. Juvenile, Mannie Fresh, and Mia X
​​Black adults under age 40 are the most likely group to avoid the Covid-19 vaccination, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Distrust of doctors and government, less access to vaccination centers, and online misinformation each play a role. We hope this video is both entertaining and actionable. With 75% of BLK being between the ages of 18-34, BL…
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(HOME)Room
At Seed, curiosity is always rewarded. Since our inception we have looked toward culture—art, fashion, streetwear, music—to bring science and learning into the zeitgeist. We believe that the medium is the message when it comes to scientific communication and that friction is the future in the changing digital landscape.  In a year when a single mi…
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Drag Race “Say Love” PSA w/ The Trevor Project
The “Say Love” PSA targeted the hyper-passionate online followers of the various RuPaul’s Drag Race social accounts. As rabid consumers of content, the audience eagerly engaged with the PSA on multiple platforms including with a cutdown-spot that ultimately transferred to broadcast. Toxicity in the fandom had been plaguing the Drag Race community …

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