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  1. Expand/Collapse Compose Message Box On-Click

    I often find that the profile picker will appear when I don't want it to. Usually I'll move the mouse up to the compose window and click, then (unintentionally) move the mouse over to the right. When I start typing, the text goes into the profile picker and not the compose box. This is very frustrating.

    The profile picker has a dropdown icon next to it, indicating that it will respond to a click, not a hover. I would recommend that the behavior either be adjusted to respond to click and not hover, or provide a configuration option that lets…

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      6 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi there! Thank you all for your feedback.

      This is a fantastic suggestion, and our developers are continuing to review this idea for possible implementation to future updates to the Hootsuite web dashboard.

      In the meantime, we’ve recently made some great updates to the compose message box and profile picker. To learn more about these Hootsuite features, please head to https://help.hootsuite.com/entries/21774775-Tips-Tricks-The-Social-Profile-Picker.

      Thank you all for using Hootsuite!
      Travis | @Hootsuite_Help

    • Alter the ‘assign to’ function so that you can assign a whole conversation, not just a tweet.

      Hi there, we joined hootsuite partly because of the ability to assign from one team member to another (and we're loving it overall by the way).

      However we would really appreciate a function that allows you to assign a conversation, rather than just a tweet.

      We're finding it very difficult for the assignee to followup and provide any detailed response when an issue may arise over a few tweets.

      e.g:
      Customer: There is an issue with my train.
      Us: Could you tell us which one?
      Customer: It was the one leaving this station at 6:30am.

      The problem is at the…

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          3 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • the ability to update the Facebook Cover Photo

          I update all of my brands Cover Photo at least every week. Being able to schedule this would be very helpful!

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            5 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Split long tweets into multiple tweets automatically

            While typing my thoughts and if some of the thoughts extend, I'd like to have hootsuite just cut it out into a new tweet rather than limit the tweet.... me tweeting... and than having to type the later half on a new tweet. Why can't it just happen as I write?

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            • add a feature to highlight a facebook post when scheduling

              photos show up nice and large when you "highlight" them. It would be nice to be able to set that when scheduling.

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

                This is a great idea! We’ll look at the possibility with implementing this in the future under Facebook’s API.

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                • Show mention/DM status ( replied, unread, assigned ... )

                  Some emails clients like thunderbird add an small icon when an email has been replied or forwarded. To keep tracking of tweets, mentions, DMs or Facebook comments it would be nice to have this kind of icons in each tweet. In this way, we can see if a mention or DM to us has been answered to avoid forgeting to do it.

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                  • Drag and Drop Auto-Scheduled Posts in List view

                    I would like to be able to reorder the schedule post via a drag and drop style in the "List" view.

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                      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • enable multiple direct message delete; ie "delete selected messages" feature.

                      Cleaning out the direct message inbox either with Twitter or though clients like HootSuite is a nightmare having to do it one message at a time. The ability to select multiple messages (even a "select all" capability) then delete those selected would be a huge plus.

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                        6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        under review  ·  Nicole WinstoneNicole Winstone responded

                        Thanks for the great suggestion! I can see how this would be useful, we’ll look into the possibility of adding this feature in the future.

                      • schedule bulk messages by using calender function

                        I would like to be able to use the calender scheduler to schedule smaller bulk posts by just clicking on what days it should be posted.

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                          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Ability to upload video files

                          We created a video using Windows Movie maker and we are not able to post it to FB

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                            1 comment  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow users to set a different maximum of AutoScheduled posts per day for different social media accounts.

                            For example, I don't want to post more than three times a day to my Facebook followers as it will probably annoy them, but I would like to post around 6 times per day for Twitter followers. Please update AutoSchedule to allow this and give me credit for the idea (preferably in the form of money or free hootsuiting) ;-)

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                              2 comments  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Remove hashtags from Facebook posts

                              I think Hootsuite should be able to automatically (or have the option to) remove hashtags from Facebook posts because they're unnecessary. At the moment I have to post to Twitter and Google+ at the same time, then post to Facebook separately removing the hashtags.

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                                3 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                under review  ·  SarahSarah responded

                                Thanks for submitting this idea. We are always looking for ways to improve cross-network postings.

                              • Re-enable staying logged in for a week

                                Recently, you removed the "keep me logged in" tick box in the login screen. Everytime you restart the browser, we are forced to click log in and type username and password. Very annoying.

                                Before, we only had to do that once a week. Much better.

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                                • offer draft tweets as a column

                                  I would like a column called "draft tweets" so that I can view all the draft tweets associated with a particular account rather than having to go to the message composition window and use the dropdown. This is especially helpful when using an If This Then That recipe to create draft messages. I would like to be able to rocket through all those drafts, scheduling them from within a drafts column. Thanks!

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                                    under review  ·  SarahSarah responded

                                    Really cool idea! We’ll look at adding this in the future!

                                  • Get rid of the verification every time I try to log in

                                    I have a log in and password - that is all I should need.

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                                    • Let us see complete list of people who "liked" Facebook page

                                      The Facebook help community is FILLED with people wanting this! Viewers, please help by voting this...

                                      ...I have several people who "liked" my page because I used a service to generate likes... but these people are irrelevant to my page, which makes less relevant people see my posts... I want to take them off my likes, but Facebook lets us only see a few people.

                                      PLEASE create the solution!

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                                        • Allow Facebook groups to blacklist themselves from Hootsuite posts. My group is inundated with hootsuite spam; we have to ban those members.

                                          I am an admin for a Facebook group that clearly states that no self-promotion is allowed on the forum. However, people who use HootSuite, who add their FB group, are spamming our wall every day. I get between 4-10 posts a day that I have to clean up. The only option at present is banning these members, because they don't get our comments (or ignore them) to remove the ad.

                                          It would be much more simple if we could give you our group URL and blacklist ourselves in some way. I realize you are limited in functionality because of FB…

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