13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications. The early deadline is on December 3rd, 2020.

From the 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best use of Comedy

This award honors the most creative and effective use of humor in a video supporting a social good campaign, initiative or project.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Can You Believe This F*$&ing $#*t
The objective of this video series is to inform and engage the everyday Chicagoan about policies that affect their daily lives. We create these videos before key votes so that the public has the opportunity to make their voice heard on the issue before it’s passed into law.
If The Economy Is Great, Why Aren't We?
Some truths in this world are hard to take in, so most people don’t. But Newsbroke knows that if you just add the right combination of Applebee’s and LeBron James jokes, people will love and share videos that teach otherwise boring things like the pitfalls of using GDP to measure economic health (snore, right? WRONG). While most news leaves it up …
Let’s Talk About Turbans (Gasp!)
National Sikh Campaign, a Sikh American advocacy organization that was created in response to a shooting by a white supremacist in 2012 at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, WI, created the We Are Sikhs initiative to focus on helping the broader public understand the values and contributions of Sikh Americans.  Sikhism is the least understood major fa…
You Torch, Bro?
Smoking cigarettes is bad. Young people have been told this since they were *thiiiiiis big* and then reminded repeatedly because health. And right when we saw potential for the first nicotine-free generation, vaping came in and offered a brand new way for teens and young adults to experience addiction, allegedly without all the side effects cigare…


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

the 13th annual shorty awards for brands and organizations is open for entries! Regular deadline is on February 6th, 2021