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 in Government and Politics

This award recognizes efforts by a political party, politician, government advocacy group or city, state or country government to make the world a better place.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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"Just Like Scott Pruitt" Real Estate Ad
Scott Pruitt, Trump's former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was corrupt beyond belief, using his position for personal benefit and grossly abusing taxpayer money to fund a comically lavish lifestyle. He also opened the EPA's doors to corporate polluters, giving handouts to the fossil fuel industry at the expense of the env...
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Bad Hombre
I was a 15-year-old girl when Trump was elected in America. Immediately, he began the sickening demolition of our country's democratic institutions and norms of civil discourse. He attacked the truth and our growing culture of tolerance. I couldn't sit helpless; I had to do something.A coder, I decided to build an app that would spread truth and...
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HRC MOBILIZES #NOMOORE CAMPAIGN IN THE ALABAMA SENATE RACE IN MAJOR WIN FOR EQUALITY
In 2017, HRC was ready to harness the political power of the LGBTQ movement and the strength of the pro-equality vote to help tip the scales for Democratic candidate Doug Jones. Jones was running against Roy Moore, who has made a career out of peddling hate and attacking LGBTQ Alabamians. HRC has been calling out Roy Moore's abhorrent anti-LGBTQ...
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NYC Says #MeToo and Combats Sexual Harassment
Responding to recent global awareness surrounding the pervasiveness of sexual harassment in the workplace and building off the momentum from a historic public hearing on this issue held in December 2017, the NYC Commission on Human Rights unveiled its latest public information campaign entitled "It's Sexual Harassment. Report it. End it". The Co...
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On the Road, Off the Phone
Distracted driving might be the most dangerous thing the average person does every day. Unlike the taboo of drunk driving, most of us readily admit to driving distracted by cell phones. Despite the difference in perception, the dangers of drunk and distracted driving are similar. In Washington state, distracted driving fatalities had increased b...
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One Boston Day
To mark the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, the City of Boston, Hill Holliday and the One Fund created three short films that explore the healing that's taking place among several of those impacted by the attack: injured survivors, a first responder, and the family of one of the victims.The films were debuted at the annual One ...

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 Shorty Social Good Awards will be held November 15, 2018 in New York City