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 in Technology

This award honors the efforts of consumer electronics, telecommunication services and technology brands to make the world a better place. Initiatives may include developing equitable practices, products, and services, drawing attention to sustainable business practices, or raising awareness or funds for a cause.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Changing the Game
The video game industry has long ignored players with limited mobility. As a result, gamers with limited mobility would either hack together hodgepodge tools and homemade controllers or had to spend a lot of money on a custom controller just to be able to play. For most, gaming was impossible. As the brand committed to empowering everyone to achie…
Code & Response
Natural disasters of apocalyptic proportion are occurring at a more rapid rate than ever before. More than seven trillion US dollars economic damage and eight million deaths were caused by natural disasters since the start of the 20th Century. What if we handed over our code patterns and unleashed the creativity of developers from around the wo…
ELLEN & Total Wireless: Fearless with Ashley Graham
Ellen Digital Network in partnership with Total Wireless present “Fearless” starring body activist, entrepreneur, supermodel and one of today’s most powerful voices -- Ashley Graham.   “Fearless” captures the ethos of Total Wireless, “Total Confidence”, creating meaningful moments for its target audience that impactfully ties the brand to Th…
Not That Kind of Assistant
Right now, if you yelled something blatantly offensive and sexist at your iphone, or even called Siri a bitch, you might get “Thanks for the feedback” as a response. That’s crazy. Would you be appalled? We were! And as a group of all-female interns, we found our mission: to cancel sexist tech. Well that, and to land a job—all in 7 weeks. With v…
Track THIS
We ended 2018 in a place where misinformation—something we fought hard to combat—was the word of the year, where people were more worried about data privacy than job creation, and where tech giants were facing an almost-weekly ethical reckoning. l Consumers felt hopeless and helpless about the state of the internet, and we wanted to put power back…


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