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 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.


#BuyBlack Campaign
In the wake of COVID, Black-owned businesses have been especially affected, with estimates predicting that more than 40% are not expected to survive the current climate. So our objective was simple: support the economic empowerment of the Black community.
COVID-19 Response Solutions
COVID-19 has impacted communities in countless ways, and local governments are turning to tech visionaries like Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for government, to help ensure public safety and enable the delivery of critical citizen services. Local and state agencies in particular bear responsibility for providing guidelines …
Determina-Shaun: Engineering Hope
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader engineering sensor and connector technology, working side by side with engineers around the globe to create a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our campaign tagline is 'Every Connection Counts' because we believe technology isn't just about electrical connections, but the…
ELLEN’s Fearless with Ashley Graham, Presented by Total Wireless
Ellen Digital Network in partnership with Total Wireless presents the second season of Fearless starring body activist, entrepreneur, supermodel and one of today’s most powerful voices, Ashley Graham. Fearless captures the ethos of Total Wireless’s “total confidence” campaign messaging by continuing to create meaningful and authentic moments fo…
The 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge
IBM has a long history of taking on the world’s biggest challenges because we believe it’s our job not only to innovate but to innovate responsibly. That history is the prime reason David Clark Cause approached IBM to be the Founding Partner of Call for Code, the largest and most ambitious effort to unite and mobilize developers to take on society…


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.

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