11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Non-Human

Best non-human (bots, machines, pets, anything other than a person) account in social media!


Cute Emergency
The purpose of creating the @CuteEmergency was to scour the internet to find the cutest pictures of animals, and then share them with the world. In a world where so much is going on, sometimes all it takes is a cute picture of a dog to make someone smile, and that was my goal with @CuteEmergency Cute Emergency scours the internet to find and sh...
Lego Loki
Lego Loki was born in Jotunheim in AD 965, to parents Laufey and Farbauti. As he was a runt Laufey abandoned Lego Loki in a temple to die, but he was instead stolen by the evil baby thief Odin. Lego Loki has one not-brother, the oafish dullard Thor, who would later reveal his true villainous colours by tossing Lego Loki into an abyss and then ad...
Moça Complicada
[Translated from Portuguese] I am Complicated Girl. I'm 20, I live in Fortaleza, Brazil. I try to bring humor differently to all of Twitter, here I have no limits to bring grace to because mood has no limits. Everyone finds me sweet, complicated and even sarcastic, but this is what sets me apart. Now stop reading and vote for me. Everyone expe...
Sarcastic Rover is a popular Twitter account and giant science-robot currently working on Mars to expand humanity’s understanding of the solar system…a task for which it receives basically no thanks, not that it matters, because forget it I’ll just keep being amazing and you go on about your day and then I’ll die here on Mars.
Self Aware ROOMBA
From Jim Vorel, The Herald-Review, January 29, 2013: “There are a lot of funny novelty Twitter handles out there, but few that combine snarky jokes with a deeper level of pathos. And this is understandable, because making something both funny and poignant at the same time isn’t easy. It’s a narrow balancing act that @SelfAwareROOMBA somehow make...
Tony Tiger
I'm a 13-year-old tiger used as a roadside attraction at a truck stop in Louisiana. Despite court rulings prohibiting the Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries from issuing any further permits, I continue to be kept at the truck stop without a permit due to appeals and a lawsuit my owner has against the state. I'm just one of the estimated 5...

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 Final Entry Deadline is February 21st, 2019