THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 7th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Auto

Best use of social media by an auto brand or auto dealer. Objectives may include crowd-sourced concept and design, customer engagement via custom apps, buzzworthy events and promotions (online & offline), and building a loyal community.

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Finalists

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Audi Canada 'Tight Parking'
Hunting for parking spaces in the city is enough to "drive you up the wall". So to prove that Audi'…
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silver honor
Distracted Driving Awareness
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and, as a car company, that is a mission Honda strong…
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silver honor
Fit Kit
While everyone was embracing the maker community, we thought we'd have some fun with them on Apr…
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#TheOneToFollow Instagram Challenge
"Innovation that Excites" is Nissan's lifeblood and with the 2015 X-Trail, Nissan had created a bes…
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BMW M5 Instagram
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the BMW M5, the brand became the first automaker to sell a c…
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BMW Snowchat
BMW wanted to wish the Internet a happy holiday in a way that would be engaging and shareable. So w…
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Do You Vespa?
For the first time an iconic global brand like Vespa creates a content co-generation and social ga…
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Ford "Haunted Carwash"
We convinced passengers to get an innocent car wash - and had some of the undead meet the unsuspect…
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Ford of Canada – Brand Social Media 2014
Ford of Canada's social media team provided an exceptional social media experience to fans in 2014,…
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GLA Packed
We built excitement for a car, without ever showing the car. Instead, we asked what you'd take with…
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Nissan's Project Titan
Nissan was preparing to re-enter the truck category with an All-New Titan but had been absent from …
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Yo! Test Ride
The world's smallest car uses the simplest form of communication to get consumers in the electric d…

Nominees

#RedThumb
Nissan launched Red Thumb Day on 12/16/14 on the season finale of NBC's The Voice. This ignited a l…
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#TheOneToFollow Instagram Challenge
"Innovation that Excites" is Nissan's lifeblood and with the 2015 X-Trail, Nissan had created a bes…
Acura Twitter Configurator
To help launch Acura's thrilling new TLX, we had to deliver a unique thrill to consumers wherever t…
finalist
silver honor
Audi Canada 'Tight Parking'
Hunting for parking spaces in the city is enough to "drive you up the wall". So to prove that Audi'…
finalist
BMW M5 Instagram
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the BMW M5, the brand became the first automaker to sell a c…
finalist
BMW Snowchat
BMW wanted to wish the Internet a happy holiday in a way that would be engaging and shareable. So w…
Build a GLA on Instagram
To reach a new audience on the social web, we created the first "build your own car" tool on Instag…
finalist
silver honor
Distracted Driving Awareness
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and, as a car company, that is a mission Honda strong…
finalist
Do You Vespa?
For the first time an iconic global brand like Vespa creates a content co-generation and social ga…
finalist
silver honor
Fit Kit
While everyone was embracing the maker community, we thought we'd have some fun with them on Apr…
finalist
Ford "Haunted Carwash"
We convinced passengers to get an innocent car wash - and had some of the undead meet the unsuspect…
finalist
Ford of Canada – Brand Social Media 2014
Ford of Canada's social media team provided an exceptional social media experience to fans in 2014,…
Ford’s College Ambassador Challenge #FordChallenge
Launched in September 2014, the Ford College Ambassador Challenge (socially known as the #FordChall…
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GLA Packed
We built excitement for a car, without ever showing the car. Instead, we asked what you'd take with…
finalist
Nissan's Project Titan
Nissan was preparing to re-enter the truck category with an All-New Titan but had been absent from …
winner
Sold! Nissan Purchases 1996 Maxima from Brilliant Craigslist Ad
Last year, one of the finest pieces of automotive advertising in recent history hit the internet - …
Tough Love
Nissan wanted small businesspeople to know that they made the most durable, reliable cargo vans you…
Volvo #JoyrideLive
Volvo needed to bring to life the 2015 XC60 Drive-E for a new set of consumers – passionate about c…
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Yo! Test Ride
The world's smallest car uses the simplest form of communication to get consumers in the electric d…