SHORTY AWARDS

4th Annual Shorty Award

The Shorty Awards honors the best of social media such as Youtube, Facebook, Twitter Tumbler, Foursquare Instagram, Vine and the rest of the social web. The awards are initially voted for by a public vote using Twitter, with the six Highest ranked nominees going through to become finalist in their category. Those final six are then put before a panel of expert judges, and the final winner is then chosen.  This year will be the 7th annual Shorty Award.

SHORTY CATAGORIES

1. SINGER
2. WEB SHOW
3. VINE COMEDIAN
4. FAN SITE
5. ACTRESS
6. BAND
7. YOUTUBE COMEDIAN
8. YOUTUBE STAR
9. ACTOR
10. MUSICIAN
11. VINE MUSICIAN
12. ACTIVIST
13. BRAZIL
14. WEIRD
15. NONHUMAN
16. SNAP CHATTER
17. BUSINESS BLOGGER
18. PHOTOGRAPHER
19. CELEBRITY
20. COMEDIAN
21. YOUTUBE GURU
22. PODCAST
23. BLOGGER
24. GAMER
25. TEEN HERO
26. ARTIST
27. DIRECTOR
28. INSTAGRAMMER
29. CHARITY
30. AUTHOR
31. YOUTUBE MUSICIAN
32. VINE STAR
33. FOOD
34. JOURNALIST
35. FASHION
36. SCIENCE
37. TV SHOW
38. ATHLETE
39. HEALTHY LIVING
40. VINE ARTIST
41. FAKE ACCOUNT
42. PARENT
43. BN STUDENT
44. DIY
45. GREEN
46. PINNER

47. GIF

The first Shorty Award started in 2008 by the tech startup Sawhorse Media, the first annual Shorty Awards ceremony was a lively event at the Galapagos Art Space on February 11, 2009 in Brooklyn, New York. CNN anchor Rick Sanchez hosted the event with special guests MC Hammer and Gary Vaynerchuk. A motley crew of winners flew in from around the world to attend the ceremony. Shaquille O'Neal made a virtual appearance, and the advertising category winner revealed her true identity for the first time.

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