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Best Social Media Brands Finale

From witty tweets to comprehensive campaigns and in-depth analysis of the social souk – our proficient intricately considered it all and churned out the final list. The time is here, as we gradually unveil the list of our winners and keep you updated with it all.

Believe it or not, brands have overpowered social media with their presence, profoundly generating content and expanding the marketing quotient of digital platforms. But, there are some brands who managed to rise above mediocrity and establish their identity fiercely. It’s time to celebrate them today with the Best Social Media Brand or #BestSoMeBrands awards conceptualized by Social Samosa.

Automobile Sector

In the Automobile sector – TVS Scooty bagged Gold in the two-wheeler category while Mahindra KUV 100 won in the 4 wheelers category.


Under the Beauty sector, BBlunt won a Gold under the Salon sub-category whereas Nyx Professional Makeup picked the award in the Cosmetics.


In the B2B Category, under the Corporate Group sub-category Murugappa Group picked the Gold award while Finolex Pipes won Gold under the Infrastructure sub-category.

While in the Technology sub-category HCL Technologies became the winner.


In the BFSI Sector under the sub-category of Bank, IndusInd Bank grabbed the first place, followed by Bank of Baroda and YES Bank took the third place.

Under the Financial Services, Edelweiss Group and Tata Capital Ltd received the first place, BankBazaar.com the second and CASHe the third.

While in the Insurance sub-sect HDFC ERGO won the first award, followed by ICICI Lombard General Insurance/ Royal Sundaram took the third place.


Out of all the cement brands on social media, Wonder Cement LTD got the first place with a Gold, Ultratech cement followed with Silver and finally Ambuja Cements won a Bronze.


Below this category, Simplilearn bagged the Gold and TCS IT Wiz followed with Silver.


In the fashion category, Wrangler won the Gold for the Best Social Media fashion brand followed by Jack & Jones and then Raymond Limited & Myntra Dressberry shared Bronze.


In the FMGC Category, under Food and Beverages Mother Dairy Milk received a Gold, followed by Kingfisher and Chandon India won the Bronze.

While, in personal care sub-category Good Knight took the first position, followed by Godrej Aer and then Godrej Cinthol


In the healthcare category, under the sub-sect of Hospitals, Cordlife India grabbed the Gold, HCG – HealthCare Global Enterprises Limited the Silver and Cloudnine Care won a Bronze.

Durex became the best social media brand under the sub-category of Product and Services, next were Practo and Savlon.

Home & Living

In the décor sub-category under this umbrella, Berger Paints India Ltd received Gold followed by Asian Paints.

In the Appliances sub-category, Godrej Appliances received Gold, followed by Godrej Security Solutions.


Club Mahindra won the first place in this category followed by Treebo in the second place and finally JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar.


In the media category, in the Niche Publisher sub-category IFFCO Live won the first place, Penguin Random House India the second and Hachette third.

Under the Intellectual Properties sub-category- Gujarat Lions bagged the first spot, followed by Mumbai Indians and then EsselWorld.

Out of all the TV channels on social media, Zee Yuva got the first place, Star Gold the next and finally Star plus the third.

In the Entertainment sector, Shemaroo Entertainment stood on the first place, Tata Sky the second and Ditto TV on the third.

Real Estate (Developers & Apps)

The Gold Award was won by Mahindra Lifespaces Developers Ltd, Silver by The Wadhwa Group and Bronze by Housing.com

Restaurants & QSR

Barbeque Nation bagged the first place under this category, Krispy Kreme got the second position.


In online sub-category Flipkart received Gold, Amazon and eBay won Silver and Bronze.

While in the offline sub-category, Mach City, Hyper City and The Forum Vijaya Mall, Chennai bagged Gold, Silver, and Bronze respectively.

Sports & Fitness

The top three social media brands under this category were Nike, Reebok and Adidas in the third place.


Under this category, in the Utility Apps sub-sector Ola won the first spot, Zomato the second and Shaadi.com the third.

Nominees – Consumer Electronics sub-sect, Acer India received the first place, Amazon Kindle came next and finally in the third position was taken by HP India and Kodak India.

The top three social media brands under this category were Nike, Reebok and Adidas in the third place.


Under this category, Jio won a Gold, followed by Vodafone and then Airtel.

Online Travel Agencies

For the best online travel agencies on social media, MakeMyTrip got the first place, GoIbibo the next and Cleartrip won the third spot.

This is a wrap of the first edition of Best Social Media Brands. Stay tuned in for more exciting updates.