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  1. New Streams Feedback

    I was surprised this morning to see I had been automatically moved to the new streams - the GUI is horrible, especially for twitter. It's so segmented - twitter is supposed to be a flowing stream, not segments. I REALLY preferred the old streams. Please allow me to switch it back.

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

      We hear you loud and clear!

      We’ve been listening to all of your ideas and feedback and will be sharing updates when we have them.

      Update The blue dot is back! All unread tweets (upon stream refresh) will now show a dot next to the timestamp. Thanks for letting us know this important to you.

      Our Support Team would like to investigate any performance or slowness issues further. Please send @Hootsuite_Help a tweet and we can help!

      Paige | Product Liaison

    • Sortable, Detailed Contacts

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

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        27 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  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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          15 comments  ·  Instagram  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 135 votes
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            18 comments  ·  Instagram  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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

            133 votes
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              18 comments  ·  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

              • 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!

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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

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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 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.

                    118 votes
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                      Planned  ·  20 comments  ·  Organizations & Teams  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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

                      • 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.

                        115 votes
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                          21 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!

                        • 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.

                          113 votes
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                            17 comments  ·  RSS & Atom  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • tsu.co

                            Consider adding the tsu.co network

                            109 votes
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                              18 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Support Google+ Collections

                              On Google+ Brands you now divid your posts using Collections, which is a great tool.

                              All our future Google+ posts will be to collections, so I wonder if you have a time frame for when you will support posting to the same?

                              Thank you for a great product.

                              107 votes
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                                19 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  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.

                                102 votes
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                                  29 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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.

                                    100 votes
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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...

                                      100 votes
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                                        11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Please get rid of the "you've been inactive for over an hour" .dialog

                                        Please get rid of the "you've been inactive for over an hour" dialog. Who cares if I have! I don't tweet every minute of every hour 24 hours a day. I often just glance at Hootsuite on my laptop once in a while while I work to see if anything worthwhile has come up. I don't reply or post at least once an hour and shouldn't be reminded of it. This dialog is completely useless and extremely annoying!

                                        96 votes
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                                          23 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          This dialogue box currently exists to preserve bandwidth. We’ll consider other alternatives for this function.

                                        • 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.

                                          94 votes
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                                            6 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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