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  1. 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!

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

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

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

        We’re always looking for ways to improve analytics, especially for images. We’ll look at implementing this in the future.

      • 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.

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          16 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!

        • add keyboard shortcuts to every action in every version of HootSuite, especially the Web

          It would also be nice to be able to edit them in case there's a conflict and to be able to switch them off (this should apply to every enhancement). At the least give me post, schedule, choose network and navigate the current column. Mousing just isn't an efficient mechanism when you mostly type or read.

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            14 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            planned  ·  Chris from HootSuiteChris from HootSuite responded

            Since this feature request was created, we’ve added some keyboard shortcuts, such as “Shift + Enter” to send.

            We continue to consider more ways to enhance HootSuite with keyboard shortcuts.

          • tsu.co

            Consider adding the tsu.co network

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              12 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Embed YouTube links as playable videos

              If you post a YouTube link manually it embeds on your Facebook page.

              Currently, Hootsuite creates a thumbnail image and puts up a text link to a YouTube video instead of embedding it straight on Facebook.

              This is way less attractive when a user is browsing their feed, so I want to suggest embedding for YouTube (and Soundcloud) implemented when posting links from Hootsuite.

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                11 comments  ·  Compose Message Box & Ow.ly  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • add a scheduler to the RSS/ATOM feeds.

                Use Case: an organization might want to have auto-updates during a certain time period (overnight or weekends for example) but wanted to manually update it during business hours.

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                  22 comments  ·  RSS & Atom  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Option to NOT have unique ow.ly URLs for each account I select, but rather the SAME URL for all.

                  Hootsuite offers an awesome way to track ow.ly shortened URLs across accounts by giving each account it's own unique click stats. I'm more interested in using a single URL across multiple accounts. (I think this is how it used to work.)

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                    3 comments  ·  Compose Message Box & Ow.ly  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Realtime twitter update

                    Right now, the shortest HootSuite update interval is 2 minutes (unless you pull a manual update). TweetDeck has implemented realtime Twitter updating. HootSuite should do the same.

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                      7 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • mute hashtag

                      Have the option to mute tweets with hashtags in your timeline and lists.

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                        5 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add the ability to revert back to the old theme

                        You - Hootsuite - are enticing users to use the new style Hootsuite without making it clear that once they switch there's no turning back. I thought, ok, I'll give it try. Within seconds it was obvious to me that it made the page far too busy and harsh on the eye. I wanted to revert back immediately but I discovered that I could not. Think you've been deceitful and underhand in that way that you've promoted the 'new style'. And turns what was perfectly simple, into a horrendously busy page, with images everywhere, repeated in many cases because of…

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                          5 comments  ·  User Experience  ·  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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                            22 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.

                          • Sync read tweets between devices. Start current view at oldest new tweet.

                            Echofon does this and will remain my client until you can add this functionality. I'd rather use Hootsuite instead so I hope you will add this ability.

                            Again, maintain a sync of read tweets between devices AND set the window to show your oldest "new" tweet first so you can scroll up to the latest.

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                              5 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • include original tweet text beneath ow.ly images!

                              I used to use yfrog for free, and "upgraded" to Hootsuite's paid service. I'm shocked that my tweet-text isn't showing up under the images I'm posting on ow.ly. This is a deal-breaker unless it gets fixed...

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                                10 comments  ·  Compose Message Box & Ow.ly  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                under review  ·  DanielleDanielle responded

                                Thanks for the suggestion! We’ll definitely look at expanding what ow.ly can offer and adding this to the service in the future.

                              • Allow sending email notifications to "on duty" team members on @replies and DMs

                                This is the one feature that I really miss from CoTweet. Basically, team members get to select whether they are "on duty" for a particular account, and if so get emails every time there is a new mention or dm. This allows us to be responsive without having to stay logged into the web app all day.

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                                  3 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    11 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • ability to use Facebook Ask Question Feature from Hootsuite

                                    Facebook now allow you to create Polls - It would be great if we could use this feature from Hootsuite

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                                      10 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Reduce the price of adding a vanity URL

                                      $49.00 is still too much for this service, especially when it won’t even work with the Hootlet bookmark.

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                                        19 comments  ·  Accounts & Billing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Automatic Translation of non-english tweets

                                        There are many non-english tweets in some of my streams. I would like them to be automatically translated to English. Should be a preference that says what language you want them to be translated to.

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                                          13 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          started  ·  Dave HootSuiteDave HootSuite responded

                                          Added translation to the iPhone app as a starter. You can translate to/from 50+ languages and automatically translate to your default.

                                        • Allow for Foursquare venue monitoring

                                          I would love to be able to monitor Foursquare activity at the venues that I manage. Tracking check-ins and comments/shout-outs would be really helpful.

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