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I want to be able clear read tweets/status updates that I've already read..

I'm coming to HootSuite from TweetDeck and it was very useful for me to be able to clear my columns after I'd read/skimmed through my received tweets and status updates so when I next looked at TweetDeck I start with a clean slate and don't have to try to remember/find where I left off in each of the five Twitter accounts, three Facebook fan pages, personal Facebook feed, and two mySpace pages that I manage. I really love HootSuite, but this is a feature that I'm really missing from TweetDeck.

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    Shawn IngramShawn Ingram shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    P_writesP_writes shared a merged idea: give us the option to hide a post  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Add the "clear stream" feature to all streams.  ·   · 
    Vishal SVishal S shared a merged idea: Marking to Retweeted Tweets.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Create a hide or archive feature that allows the user to hide or archive any read tweets.  ·   · 
    Lori MinterLori Minter shared a merged idea: Stream filtering for RTs  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: add "Clear stream" capability for all streams.  ·   · 
    Roxanne R. RoarkRoxanne R. Roark shared a merged idea: add a clear message option, INSTEAD OF "clear stream"  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Include "clear feed" on lists. Considering leaving HootSuite because I cannot clear my feeds.  ·   · 
    Roxanne R. RoarkRoxanne R. Roark shared a merged idea: add a clear message option, instead of clear stream  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: enable users to delete content from their streams  ·   · 
    PabloPablo shared a merged idea: PLEASE, add a button or something to clear the read tweets in the stream, i dont' want to re-re-re-read the old tweets!, do somethig!  ·   · 
    Jim OcelotJim Ocelot shared a merged idea: Allow us to "hide" or "dismiss" individual incoming tweets on the Home Feed once they've been read.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: دعم التواصل  ·   · 
    LucLuc shared a merged idea: to add a feature that provides the possibility to clear one or more columns when I've read all the messages.  ·   · 
    Ed ScottEd Scott shared a merged idea: Add a way to remove the posts already read without having to remove the stream!  ·   · 
    iamviolettaiamvioletta shared a merged idea: Your site is impossible! How am I supposed to delete tweets? After I respond to them, I want them to go away! Just copy CoTweet.  ·   · 
    slybslyb shared a merged idea: allow the ability to clear/delete mentions  ·   · 
    Jan KokJan Kok shared a merged idea: Possibility to hide previously loaded updates after restart.  ·   · 
    Delaney DiamondDelaney Diamond shared a merged idea: Ability to clear a stream  ·   · 
    MichelleMichelle shared a merged idea: Allow clearing of stream  ·   · 
    MrAndrewBradleyMrAndrewBradley shared a merged idea: delete previously viewed tweets in all streams  ·   · 
    Jennifer DennardJennifer Dennard shared a merged idea: create a way to clear posts/updates that have already been read in individual streams  ·   · 
    Jefferis PetersonJefferis Peterson shared a merged idea: Get a way of clearing or hiding FOREVER read tweets and posts. Stopped using Hootsuite cause of it  ·   · 
    Wes WrightWes Wright shared a merged idea: Mark Read  ·   · 
    started  ·  Nicole WinstoneNicole Winstone responded  · 

    You are now able to clear read tweets for Home Feed, Mentions and Direct Messages.

    To do so, click the arrow at the top of the stream then select Clear Stream. Once this has been done, you can recover your stream by clicking that same arrow and selecting Restore Cleared Messages. This will clear all tweets currently in the stream and only tweets sent after the time of clearing will appear in the stream.

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      • Rach LinesRach Lines commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Pleas extend this to lists too - Twitter caps followers, so many of us have to utilise lists

      • sarah croftsarah croft commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Tried this and it clears the entire stream and not one by one. At a quick glance, filter out what I don't want and leave the rest.
        Any way this is possible?

      • bcarruthbcarruth commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is still not working!!!!!!!!! When I clear tweets within the next 2-3 refreshes the old ones come back.

      • Barbara PalmerBarbara Palmer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is great - well done! Now, can you make this feature available for other streams as well as Home Feed, Mentions and Direct Messages? I'd love to use it for Twitter lists.

      • bcarruthbcarruth commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Do they ever work on this? The clear stream functionality is still not working correctly, old posts still keep showing up in the stream as unread, this has potential but with a bad support staff I'm not willing to upgrade to the Pro till this is fixed.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Is there a way to do this on the iPad app? I can't seem to find the answer anywhere.

      • Jose JimenezJose Jimenez commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I read that this is also being added to search or monitoring columns but I can't see it. Can you clarify if this is the case or not?

      • bcarruthbcarruth commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Doesn't work, when the page refreshes the old tweets come back. It's a start but have a ways to go.

      • Jason WeisbrotJason Weisbrot commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Unfortunately, this isn't working properly as when I reload the page the cleared tweets are still visible. Also, the functionality will really only be useful if it can be used on twitter lists as well. Please add that!

      • Pentium10Pentium10 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This doesn't work as expected as after a couple of minutes or random intervals the feeds is back with full entries again. Temporarily indeed clears the feed, but something goes wrong and puts it back.

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