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 9th Annual Shorty Awards Best Data Visualization

This award honors the visualization of data to share information in a creative, sharable and exciting way. Eligible visualizations include infographics, charts, dynamic landing pages, interactive maps, music generators, audio visualizers, projections and more!

See previous winners and honorees here.


Olympics News Lab at Google
During the Olympics, a few stories are recycled over and again. But, according to the 300 million daily Olympics-related searches, people are curious about so much more. We wanted join our users in being part of the global Olympics conversations by sharing unique insights about the games while making data (derived from trending Olympics searches) …
No More Broken Beer Promises Map
Mahou is one of the biggest beer brands in Spain, and we wanted to get consumers fired up for the brand's annual spring TV campaign. The primary goal was to introduce the question "With whom do you have a pending beer?" in the mind of people prior to the big offline campaign launch. People always say they are going to get together for a beer, sadl…
NBC News: United States of Trump
As the country witnessed the making of a presidential candidate like no other, two intrepid NBC News political reporters embarked on a year-long effort to examine the social, political, cultural, and historical circumstances that allowed Trump to remake a 162-year-old party in his own image."The United States of Trump" is a visually stunning, deep…
Exceed - Beyond Limits
As a bike manufacturer our planning normally focuses around specific bike model launches. These occur throughout the year. However, we always look to extend the promotional period beyond just the initial launch. For the launch of the Exceed CF SLX we wanted to really involve our community and create something fun, insightful and engaging for th…
Year with Uber
Uber is an every day utility that people become very comfortable using. The simplicity and ease of it's use become so seamless in peoples lives that the service can become taken for granted.When the superior features and reasons to use Uber become taken for granted, the 'reason to use' Uber also gets commoditized; which in turn reduces brand loyal…


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The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

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