11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The early entry deadline is November 29th, 2018.

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best use of Facebook

This award honors brands, organizations or institutions that use Facebook to effectively promote a social good program, project, initiative, or goal. Submissions may focus on overall brand presence, campaign-specific pages, Facebook Live, games, or promotions.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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Enhancing the Social Care Experience in the Caregiving Community
The AARP Social Response Team forges the ongoing social care strategies, processes, and official responses to AARP consumers as they interact with our social media content across channels. This program is a key feedback component to the AARP Experience strategy. Our strategic pillars guide our goals: to Monitor, Consult, Engage.We want to act as...
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In The Know Conservation by AOL
In The Know Conservation by AOL is a social video brand within Oath, Inc aimed at creating and distributing content that furthers the missions of conservation and environmentalism. In just a few short months, the page has garnered +150 million video views on Facebook, highlighting products, stories and initiatives that are geared towards creatin...
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In The Know Innovation by AOL
In The Know Innovation by AOL is focused on highlighting the foremost in innovative technologies and products. The Facebook page has videos that have covered everything from needle-less diabetes devices to products that help reduce water usage and more.
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Smithsonian Earth Facebook Page
After the launch of Smithsonian Networks' OTT subscription service, Smithsonian Earth, the digital team at Smithsonian Networks established a community for nature and wildlife lovers across the social web who share a passion for learning more about these subjects. The Smithsonian Earth Facebook page serves as our headquarters to unite and grow t...
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The Case Foundation Be Fearless Watch Show
Be Fearless is on a mission to highlight individuals who bring to life what it means to "Be Fearless" by making big bets, letting urgency conquer fear, being bold and taking risks, reaching beyond their bubble and making failure matter. The people and organizations we feature are tackling the world's most pressing issues. Past episodes have feat...

Nominees

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, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The Early Entry Deadline is November 29, 2018