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  1. include original tweet text beneath ow.ly images!

    I used to use yfrog for free, and "upgraded" to Hootsuite's paid service. I'm shocked that my tweet-text isn't showing up under the images I'm posting on ow.ly. This is a deal-breaker unless it gets fixed...

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      10 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      under review  ·  DanielleDanielle responded

      Thanks for the suggestion! We’ll definitely look at expanding what ow.ly can offer and adding this to the service in the future.

    • Sync read tweets between devices. Start current view at oldest new tweet.

      Echofon does this and will remain my client until you can add this functionality. I'd rather use Hootsuite instead so I hope you will add this ability.

      Again, maintain a sync of read tweets between devices AND set the window to show your oldest "new" tweet first so you can scroll up to the latest.

      73 votes
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        5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow sending email notifications to "on duty" team members on @replies and DMs

        This is the one feature that I really miss from CoTweet. Basically, team members get to select whether they are "on duty" for a particular account, and if so get emails every time there is a new mention or dm. This allows us to be responsive without having to stay logged into the web app all day.

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          3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • ability to use Facebook Ask Question Feature from Hootsuite

          Facebook now allow you to create Polls - It would be great if we could use this feature from Hootsuite

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          • Allow for Foursquare venue monitoring

            I would love to be able to monitor Foursquare activity at the venues that I manage. Tracking check-ins and comments/shout-outs would be really helpful.

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              9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Realtime twitter update

              Right now, the shortest HootSuite update interval is 2 minutes (unless you pull a manual update). TweetDeck has implemented realtime Twitter updating. HootSuite should do the same.

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                6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Automatic Translation of non-english tweets

                There are many non-english tweets in some of my streams. I would like them to be automatically translated to English. Should be a preference that says what language you want them to be translated to.

                68 votes
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                  12 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  started  ·  Dave HootSuiteDave HootSuite responded

                  Added translation to the iPhone app as a starter. You can translate to/from 50+ languages and automatically translate to your default.

                • add a scheduler to the RSS/ATOM feeds.

                  Use Case: an organization might want to have auto-updates during a certain time period (overnight or weekends for example) but wanted to manually update it during business hours.

                  65 votes
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                    20 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add notifications / alerts that can be set for hashtags

                    Just like getting a notification when your user name is in a tweet, we could set one for a particular hashtag.

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                      5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Embed YouTube links as playable videos

                      If you post a YouTube link manually it embeds on your Facebook page.

                      Currently, Hootsuite creates a thumbnail image and puts up a text link to a YouTube video instead of embedding it straight on Facebook.

                      This is way less attractive when a user is browsing their feed, so I want to suggest embedding for YouTube (and Soundcloud) implemented when posting links from Hootsuite.

                      64 votes
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                        8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Reduce the price of adding a vanity URL

                        $49.00 is still too much for this service, especially when it won’t even work with the Hootlet bookmark.

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                          18 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • allow users to share tabs between teams (including subsequent columns)

                          allow users to share tabs between teams (including subsequent columns). You should also be able to assign a column to a tab.

                          60 votes
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                            12 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow users to add copy to the beginning OR end of tweets. Right now, 'prepending' is only option.

                            HootSuite only allows users to add text to the beginning of each tweet. HootSuite calls this 'prepending'. It would be helpful for those of us working with RSS to add copy such as hashtags at the end of our tweets.

                            58 votes
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                              7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • add a filter to block foursquare and gowalla.

                              or indeed any custom filter. This could be achieved easily by allowing operators such as '-term' or 'NOT term' to the existing filter system.

                              58 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Please get rid of the "you've been inactive for over an hour" .dialog

                                Please get rid of the "you've been inactive for over an hour" dialog. Who cares if I have! I don't tweet every minute of every hour 24 hours a day. I often just glance at Hootsuite on my laptop once in a while while I work to see if anything worthwhile has come up. I don't reply or post at least once an hour and shouldn't be reminded of it. This dialog is completely useless and extremely annoying!

                                57 votes
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                                  17 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  This dialogue box currently exists to preserve bandwidth. We’ll consider other alternatives for this function.

                                • Show the share link in Facebook status updates posted from hootsuite

                                  When I post a status update from hootsuite to facebook it doesn't include the share link. It only shows if I post directly in FB.

                                  57 votes
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                                    Merged  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow auto-schedule when bulk scheduling posts

                                    I think the auto scheduler feature is great. Now I'd like this feature available in bulk scheduled items.

                                    57 votes
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                                    • add TweetMarker support to sync Timeline betweet devices.

                                      Add TweetMarker to sync Timeline between different Devices and Twitterclients. See www.tweetmarker.net

                                      56 votes
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                                      • I wish I could block users from within Hootsuite DASHBOARD, not just contacts

                                        Presently, there is no way to block someone from Dashboard without reporting them as Spam. The only way to non-spam block someone is to do so through Contacts, which means they must be following you or you them, and it is unwieldy if you're blocking many people at once.

                                        I recommend an option in dashboard beside "Report Spammer" which is simply "Block".

                                        55 votes
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                                          13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Give users the option to remove retweets from lists

                                          With the Twitter API change on or about Apr 1 2013, twitter native retweets now can show up in lists. I'd like to turn them off and as per the dev documentation of a lists query for twitter, you can turn on or off native retweets with a simple flag (ow.ly/jGMvt). I'd tie this flag to a radio button for display native retweets yes/no when people add columns displaying a list.

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                                            16 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                            under review  ·  SarahSarah responded

                                            Thanks for your feedback with this recent change. We’ll look at the possibility of adding this feature into user options in the future.

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