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  1. Allow reversal of new Twitter API feature which auto-populates user names

    The Twitter API feature rolled out last week removed all stored Twitter handles in one's HS account. Now this feature takes time to search for handles, often doesn't find what you search for, and isn't always accurate. Please remove this feature, or allow for users to return to previous functionality.

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      2 comments  ·  Compose Message Box & Ow.ly  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Edit scheduled tweets on the mobile app

      I would like to be able to edit the scheduled tweets from the mobile app

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        1 comment  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow ability to turn off or copy the new Mentions.

        It's cool that the new Mentions feature pulls social media addresses, but it's not cool that when you copy and paste a tweet to schedule at a different time, it doesn't copy the Mention address. This is totally mucking up my Hootsuite experience and killing productivity. Please add a way for the auto-generated address to copy when you copy and paste, or give us a way to turn it off ASAP. Hootsuite is basically useless to me until this is fixed.

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          2 comments  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            18 comments  ·  Instagram  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Attach images to bulk uploads / bulk scheduling.

            As images and videos are key to increasing engagement, I don't see much point in bulk uploading scheduled posts (particularly for a specific campaign) if you're not allowed to attached images to the posts as well. If we have to go in and edit the scheduled posts to add images individually after doing a bulk upload, we haven't really saved any time to schedule. Even if the only images we could use in bulk uploads would be ones that have a web URL directing toward them (and not necessarily new files from our local machines), that would still be an…

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              0 comments  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                1 comment  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add "send to groups" to Hootlet

                Please add the same "send to groups" dropdown that is in the web Dashboard to Hootlet. Currently, when I want to post to multiple networks at the same time, I have to manually search for each social network in a group manually, which is extremely time consuming (and prone to errors)

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                  1 comment  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • remove the new tagging feature completely and make sure it wors properly before reinstating - it is so annoying and frustrating

                  It's horrible. I absolutely hate it. It messes up my posts, it gets in the way of things - it won't leave me alone!

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                    1 comment  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • ow.ly should always pick existing URLs from internal database, not re-generate each time the same URL is posted

                    I am looking for Hootsuite to generate a unique ow.ly link, and save that link permenantly, so it will use that same ow.ly every time to shrink that specific url.
                    This will help with analytics also, as it will be possible to see lifetime stats for a specific URL.

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                      0 comments  ·  Compose Message Box & Ow.ly  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allowing the Hootlet to pull images directly from a webpage.

                      In an effort to try to making scheduling content faster it would a huge help if the Hootlet extension could analyze a webpage and pull photos directly from that page.

                      Not a twitter card or a link preview but insert an actual photo into the tweet. Having this feature would allow a manager to avoid saving the photo to the hard-drive and then re-uploading it to the tweet.

                      The buffer extension allows this, and if they can do it Hootsuite can surely do it. Hootsuite beats buffer any day of the week.

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                        1 comment  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • It would be awesome to see Instagram able to post automatically, instead of having to be redirected to the app at time of post.

                        Can we have an option to post automatically to Instagram? Instead of being redirected to the app?

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                          13 comments  ·  Instagram  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Please bring back easy comment 'liking'

                          In the new stream overview the option to like facebook comments has moved to the contextual menu. This gives an extra click which may not seem alot, but if you need to 'like' ex. 200 comments... well.. please bring it back for at least one of the views (comfortable).

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                            1 comment  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Auto-complete of usernames for all twitter users

                            Currently Hootsuite only suggests auto-completions for users when @ sign is used to users you have interacted with or been mentioned by in last 30 days. Twitter, however, suggests auto-completions for all users. It would be great if Hootsuite could do this too.

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                              1 comment  ·  Compose Message Box & Ow.ly  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Improve Hootlet

                              Hello everyone,

                              The Hootsuite Hootlet recently underwent some broad changes in order to align more closely with Facebook's Platform Policy, specifically section 2.3. You can find an explanation of this policy at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/apps/review/prefill

                              Due to the nature and urgency behind these changes, we were forced to make some uncomfortable compromises around Hootlet’s behaviour. These changes were broadly applied to all content regardless of the ultimate network being published to as a matter of expediency, not as a design preference.

                              Work is currently underway to restore much of Hootlet’s original functionality, while remaining compliant with Facebook’s Platform Policy. The teams behind…

                              45 votes
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                                48 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hello everyone,

                                Today we will begin rolling out the latest in our series of Hootlet improvements. The new features will begin appearing for some users at 11:30 AM PDT, and should be available to everyone by the end of the day.

                                This release has the following improvements:

                                - Improved graphical Link Previews

                                - A Live Preview for text-only networks such as Twitter, which shows you exactly how your post will appear

                                - Improved logic for preserving text you typed while switching your target networks

                                - Writing a custom message will now not insert the Page Title into your Twitter posts, allowing you full control over your message

                                - Pasting the link URL into the message box will prevent Hootlet from auto-inserting the link into your Twitter message, giving you full control over where the link appears in your message, allowing you to place hashtags or mentions at the end,…

                              • Show how many hashtags left for Instagram

                                Latergram shows the number of hashtags left to use (max 30 per comment) - would be good for Hootsuite to show the same. Would prevent listing too many hashtags and creating problems posting (since over 30 will be refused by Instagram)

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                                  1 comment  ·  Instagram  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • URGENT a backup of scheduled messages!!!

                                  Yesterday I lost all scheduled messages for April and streams because of your technical problem while I was transferring all the social networks to related teams. And guess what, there's no backup! Please create something else beside export function. And until now I recommend you to suggest your customers to export their scheduled posts every day!

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                                    1 comment  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • geni.us integration

                                    I would like to see the ability for Geni.us and Hootsuite to integrate together where you can build your customized Amazon links and easily share them to your Hootsuite networks via an integration. They already have a bufferapp integration, but I prefer and use Hootsuite far more often than Buffer.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • false charges

                                      Downgrade peoples account when they ask and go through the process. Stop trying to continue to charge people for services they no longer want.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Accounts & Billing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Return the URL shortener to how it used to work - at the end of the copy

                                        The uRL shortener used to put the new URL at the end of the copy. Now it dumps it where ever you leave your cursor. It drives me made having to cut a URL out of the middle of a word I've just edited because I'm so used to Hootsuite putting it at the end of a sentence.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Compose Message Box & Ow.ly  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • ability to view and create twitter polls

                                          Now that Twitter has launched its new Poll feature, can we see this on Hootsuite in the near future please?

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                                            4 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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