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.

From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Business-NGO Partnership

This award honors an outstanding partnership between a business and non-government organization to achieve a social good goal with measurable results.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Disney The Lion King Protect the Pride
  Since Disney’s The Lion King was first released in theatres 25 years ago, Africa has lost half of all lions in the wild. So, as part of our efforts celebrating the release of the 2019 reimagining of the film, The Lion King, Disney announced a global conservation campaign to raise awareness and support the Wildlife Conservation Network’s (WCN)…
“Drink Responsibly. #SexResponsibly” from Absolut, Pernod Ricard USA and RAINN
According to the RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network), an American is sexually assaulted every 73 seconds. Perpetrators of sexual violence often use alcohol as both a tool and an excuse to commit their crimes. The spirits industry advocates loudly for responsible drinking, but it is quiet on the topic of alcohol’s role in consent and se…
Teens for Jeans
Almost 40% of people experiencing homelessness in the United States are under 18. One item youth commonly request in homeless shelters is a pair of jeans. Why? Jeans are comfortable in any season and can be worn multiple times between washes. Plus, for a teenager without many belongings, wearing a pair of jeans can provide a sense of normalcy. …
HARMAN & 1,000 Dreams Fund Support Women in STEM
Studies show that nearly three-quarters of young girls express an interest in STEM fields, yet women hold only about a quarter of all STEM jobs by the time they got to the workforce.  To address this alarming disparity, Samsung-owned HARMAN and the 1,000 Dreams Fund, a national non-profit that provides micro-grants to women, launched the New Fa…
The Other Bar
“Be Radical, Choose Equality” is the message from UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and the FairChain Foundation for the launch of The Other Bar, a chocolate bar that challenged consumers to take direct action against poverty.  Launched in the UK in November 2019, this experiment piloted a new way of doing business with developing-wor…


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.

shorty awards finalists will be announced in mid-march!