THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

Special Project

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From the 2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Real Time Response

This category honors a brand, agency, news outlet or personality that orchestrated a relevant and impressive response to an event, cultural phenomenon, or other brand in real-time.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

finalist
AARP - Protecting the Future of Healthcare
The healthcare debate was so heated in the month leading up to the 2016 election that a single twee…
finalist
ACLU social media rapid response to Trump Muslim ban
On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order calling for "extreme vetting" from a…
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Response to President Trump’s Paris Climate Decision
ATTN: is an issues-driven media company. Every day ATTN: produces videos, articles, and commentary …
finalist
Fearless Girl
On the eve of International Women's Day, we challenged the symbol of corporate America—Wall Street'…
winner
Full Frontal: Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner Campaign
The President spurned this year's DC 'Nerd Prom' aka the White House Correspondents Dinner (maybe 2…
How a Thief Helped Kit Kat Steal the Show
Kit Kat is a beloved American brand that is mentioned tens of thousands of times every day. People …
Ice Cream of the Future With Out of This World Consumer Dedication
Only two days after one of America's most controversial presidential inaugurations, Dippin' Dots, t…
finalist
gold honor
Sam Bee + Planned Parenthood's "Nasty Woman" Omaze Campaign
When the phrase "nasty woman" surfaced in the final 2016 presidential debate, it took off on social…
THE HAPPY COOKS COOK-ALONG SERIES
Today, cooking seems harder than ever. More and more people in America are too intimidated to cook …
finalist
The Facts about the Clinton Foundation
Building on a lifetime of public service, President Clinton established the Clinton Foundation o…
Trans People Are Not a Burden
When the President announced that transgender people would no longer be allowed to serve in the mil…