Allow users to schedule new style retweets
Currently, only the old style retweets can be scheduled. I would like to be able to schedule the new style retweets as well.
I love the ability to schedule tweets, however, in managing multiple accounts there are some messages that have more hierarchical importance and I can't schedule the exact same message from all of my accounts. However, I want the retweets and connections to be seen by my audiences. I'd love the ability when scheduling a tweet to also schedule a retweet from my other accounts. Especially, if it had the option to quote the tweet so I can add the proper "account voice" from each of my subordinate accounts.
It would cool if you could schedule retweets, that way you won't crowd the present timeline for followers. I think scheduling tweets is great for spatial reasons!
I would like to use the new retweet method while scheduling it for the future. Right now it's either retweet instantly or old style scheduled retweet.
We’ll look into if this is possible with Twitter’s API.
Brian in Edmonton AB commented
THIS! I've tried to figure out a way to do this dozens of times. Please add this ASAP!!
Once I schedule a tweet from one account, I want to be able to use other accounts to automatically retweet the first post without having to email myself a reminder of the tweet, or go back in and manually find and retweet the posts.
It's been three years. It's not 'new-style' retweets, it's just retweets. How can we not schedule retweets? Can we get an answer on when this will be implemented?
Buffer can do this - so the API doesn't seem to the be the issue. Very surprised this feature is absent. It's helpful for our brand to retweet certain other Twitter users with logo/avatar intact.
Yes, please. Currently I have to use Buffer for this purpose!
Tom Wood commented
It's been almost 3 years since you said you will look into this basic feature, and Buffer's had it for over a year! Is there still any hope for Hootsuite! :P
Simple solution: abandon Hootsuite and move to Buffer.
Drives me buts that long tweets can't be scheduled. Typically I don't want to boost the tweet right away but boost it after some time so people not currently online will see it. Right now I can only do that if I open it for editing (even if I make no edits).
Buffer already does it.
John-Pierre Cornelissen commented
+3 from me. Let me elaborate on this one. All I want is to schedule a retweet without having to click edit and then use the (automatic) scheduling option. Reason:
1) a direct retweet (from within Hootsuite) is listed in my followers stream with the profile picture of the original poster with indication that I retweeted.
2) If I retweet » edit » schedule, it is listed in my followers stream as being send by me with my profile picture.
I can't think of any reason that Hootsuite won't be able to send a scheduled retweet in the same way as it can send a normal retweet. It surely won't be an API issue.
Seriously, peeps. Come on.
After 2 years you still haven't been able to add this feature? Back to Buffer.
It is. Buffer can do it too.
Jay Stephens commented
Come on guys.
If you decided in 2011 to look into whether the API allows this, surely you can give me my vote back by closing this one before 2014?
You can re-schedule retweets with Hootlet (although old RT style). Why could it not happened on the main Hootsuite page too?
Barb Gibson commented
I just started using Hootsuite and this feature is one of the first things I looked for on Day 1. Not being able to schedule the new style retweet feels antiquated.
Jacqueline Stewart commented
Come on Hootsuite! - Buffer have this> It starting to become a critical issue due to the way retweeting has changed. Has this really been under review for 1+ years!?
Please look into this faster - Buffer is doing it and the feature is critical.
For me this is one of the big disadvantages with Hootsuite - it is possible, and there are other tools out there with this functionality (cotweet being an example). any update?
It's bizarre that this feature hasn't been added, and it's the main reason why I don't use Hootsuite.