4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The late entry deadline is on September 18th, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

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.
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Building a Tribe of Social Service Change Makers
How Aflac Navigated Facebook Changes to Support Kids with Cancer
Nearly 16,000 American children receive a cancer diagnosis annually. Average treatments last 1,000+ days, with kids stuck in chemotherapy chairs for hours daily, multiple days each week. Aflac, a 24-year corporate ally of the childhood cancer community, sees the disease’s impact and has given $136+ million to the cause. That is why Aflac partnered with...
In the Know: Conservation
In the Know: Conservation aims to share, celebrate, and raise awareness for environmental issues and efforts across the world. Using eye-catching social videos, the page distributes important news and heartwarming stories about the environment in digestible forms that are easy to share, comment on, and continue to think about long after the video has ended. 
In the Know: Innovation
The objective of In the Know: Innovation is to share important tech news with a wide audience and make it accessible and interesting in a world where the language surrounding tech news is often convoluted, high-brow, and only intended for an insider crowd. We share the latest and greatest news across all types of tech disciplines, featuring anything from ...
Upworthy Presents: Kazi Mannan
Upworthy believes in the power of a well-told story to change minds and change the world. Not only have we pioneered social-purpose media, but we have been able to use our ability to tell powerful, empathetic stories, combined with a data-driven approach, to build the largest concentrated audience of educated, affluent millennials who give a damn. We know...

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, and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social good awards late deadline is on september 18, 2019.