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  1. HootSuite Desktop Customization

    It would be awesome if there was the capability to customize the colors/themes of HootSuite Desktop as with other Twitter clients. Even if the selection was limited to just several choices.

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      under review  ·  20 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Sortable, Detailed Contacts

      Make the contacts sortable (name, klout, etc.); show aggregate data for all contacts (total 2nd order followers, avg klout, etc)

      135 votes
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        27 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow access to trending topics by location

        Could it be made possible to access trending topics by location. Currently we only see US topics, and being in England, they don't make much sense!

        128 votes
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          9 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          under review  ·  Nicole WinstoneNicole Winstone responded

          Thanks for the suggestion! We’ll look into the possibility of adding the option to change location in the future.

        • Myspace

          Please add new myspace

          128 votes
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            18 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            under review  ·  SarahSarah responded

            We’ll be looking into the possibility of adding new MySpace in the future. Thanks for the request!

          • Allow users to select when HootSuite captures the post preview

            Allow users to select when HootSuite captures the post preview. Options would be: (1) when scheduling the post, (2) when posting occurs.

            This would allow those of us with a blog to pre-schedule the post on our blog site prior to scheduling the post with HootSuite and not have a "Page Not Found" error.

            See Forum Pages: http://tinyurl.com/o5f7rdf and http://tinyurl.com/kcnomjq

            127 votes
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              17 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                18 comments  ·  Instagram  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Change Font Size

                who in their right mind omits/removes this feature? I can't find it anywhere no matter the how-to says I can find it in preferences.

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

                  Hello, and thank you all for your comments.

                  While this feature is not on our roadmap at this time, we don’t want to completely discount the option to change font size within the Hootsuite web dashboard at this time. We may examine this idea for implementation in the future.

                  Thank you,
                  Travis | @Hootsuite_Help

                • Display the name of team member who posted a tweet in the SENT column.

                  This already displays in the pending/scheduled tweets column which is very useful when reviewing what has been loaded up as you know who posted what when working in a team environment. Once they've been sent, however, there is no access to that same information on Hootsuite but I'm not sure why.

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                    17 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi there! Thank you all for your feedback,

                    While we do not have this feature quite yet, we do understand that it is an important feature in terms of account transparency and accountability in a team environment.

                    Our developers are continuing to investigate this feature suggestion for future updates to Hootsuite.

                    As a current work-around, we recommend having your team members enable the auto-initial setting within the Hootsuite web dashboard. For more information on this, please head to https://help.hootsuite.com/entries/21606308-Enabling-Auto-Initial.

                    Thank you!
                    Travis | @Hootsuite_Help

                  • 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?

                    115 votes
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                      12 comments  ·  Instagram  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Autoposting from RSS feeds

                      As a news organization we'd love to have RSS feeds post automatically, instead of only every hour. This would help significantly with breaking news links.

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                        17 comments  ·  RSS & Atom  ·  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.

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                          planned  ·  18 comments  ·  Organizations & Teams  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • tsu.co

                          Consider adding the tsu.co network

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                            17 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Offer the option to hide retweets in a stream

                            One of my columns is a twitter list. It's a very focused list, but lately it's getting crowded by retweets. I would like to keep this stream focused to just the people in the list. I do not want to see the retweets in this stream.

                            Please offer an option where we can hide retweets in a stream.

                            109 votes
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                              20 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              under review  ·  SarahSarah responded

                              This is an interesting idea! We’ll look at how we can add this feature to streams in the future. Thanks for your feedback!

                            • Change/Allow Customization of the Left HootSuite Menu Bar

                              The new menu bar down the left side is a good idea in theory, but the auto expand on mouse over seems to be distracting when my mouse passes over.

                              101 votes
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                                26 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hi there! Thanks for reaching out to us!

                                While we do not have any current plans on our roadmap to change the left HootSuite menu bar at this time, we are currently investigating ideas to change UI features for future updates to the HootSuite web dashboard.

                                Thank you graciously for all of the suggestions, and thank you for using HootSuite!
                                Travis | Customer Support – Technical Lead | @HootSuite_Help

                              • Track ow.ly statistics in other applications

                                Ow.ly stats are great, but I'd like to use shortened URLs in other applications (Web pages, Facebook, etc.) and would still like to capture statistics on clickthroughs. Currently using bit.ly for this, but would prefer if I could do it with ow.ly.

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                                  16 comments  ·  Compose Message Box & Ow.ly  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Implement a Video upload feature like the new Twitter Interface

                                  It would be cool to integrate a video upload feature to share videos...

                                  99 votes
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                                    11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • allow streams to be moved between tabs

                                    I'm on a tab, I do a search. Now I want to save that column, but maybe to a different tab. There's no way. I have to close the search, go to the correct tab and redo the search to save it. I should be able to drag & drop to organize columns between tabs.

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                                      29 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  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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                                        27 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  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.

                                      • 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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                                          6 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Unread count in tabs

                                          I would like to see an unread count in the tabs I create.

                                          Here's a screenshot of what I mean: http://img.skitch.com/20100217-d5whaynh6ekaj444es217q55rr.jpg

                                          93 votes
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                                            15 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Currently, HootSuite only loads one tab at a time in order to preserve bandwidth and API calls.

                                            However, we do see how useful this feature may be, and may consider it for future updates to our API call process.

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