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 Health and Fitness

This award recognizes efforts of companies specializing in healthcare, pharmaceutical, life sciences or fitness to make the world a better place. Objectives may include developing and delivering product information to target audiences, creating shareable content on health and wellness, or building support for a health-related cause.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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F*ck w/out Fear
The HIV/AIDS crisis is not over.Infection rates among young gay/bisexual men and transgender women remain disproportionally high, even though Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PreP) is effective at preventing HIV.In Los Angeles alone, gay/bisexual men and transgender women represent 87% of people living with HIV.And 69% of new infections are among Afric...
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Fractured Truth Facebook Campaign
The objectives of the Fractured Truth campaign were to generate awareness of postmenopausal osteoporosis and educate women about the connection between osteoporosis and fracture, the likelihood of re-fracture, the urgency to treat, and the differences between current treatment categories. Our target audience was postmenopausal women who had been...
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Know Your Girls
Black women in America are dying of breast cancer at unacceptable rates and are more than 40 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women. In communities across the U.S., black women are more likely to be diagnosed younger, at later stages and with more aggressive forms of the disease, limiting treatment options. To address thi...
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Pure Imagination Project
An unfortunate truth is that many believe Alzheimer's is just memory loss when, in fact, it's a fatal disease for 47 million people worldwide. Every 66 seconds someone develops Alzheimer's. It kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Yet Alzheimer's often remains out of the news and social media conversation. The Pure Imagina...
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Raising Awareness of Premature Births through Shareable Content (wearing tiny, cute costumes!)
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is where the smallest and most fragile babies are cared for after birth. While most infants head home to celebrate holidays and milestones with their families, these tiny fighters may spend days, weeks or even months in the hospital. Advocate Children's Hospital's goal was to help normalize this difficult ...
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Unsuay
It is estimated that 1 in 4 Malaysians gets cancer by the age of 75 every year. Yet, more than 70% of young Malaysians are not insured today. To commemorate the launch of the Prudential's new PRUcancer X product, we wanted to launch a campaign that sparked a sense of urgency for cancer insurance coverage among our young millennials and Generatio...

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