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  1. 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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      8 comments  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow users to add copy to the beginning OR end of tweets. Right now, 'prepending' is only option.

      HootSuite only allows users to add text to the beginning of each tweet. HootSuite calls this 'prepending'. It would be helpful for those of us working with RSS to add copy such as hashtags at the end of our tweets.

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        7 comments  ·  RSS & Atom  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        under review  ·  Chris BrownleeChris Brownlee responded

        A new app has recently been added to the Hootsuite App Directory, RSS Auto Publisher, that allows to append text or hashtags to a tweet as well as prepend. You can check it out here: http://ow.ly/z9okY

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          11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • fix IFTTT integration

          The IFTTT integration has been down since Hootsuite implemented new security. Please fix it! It is a lifeline for automating social media.

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

            Hello! Thanks for reaching out to us!

            Thank you for your interest in resume the HootSuite integration with IFTTT! While this is not on our roadmap at this time, we hope to resume integration in the future.

            Thank you!
            Travis | Customer Support – Technical Lead | @HootSuite_Help

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              16 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Please return "Favorite" icon from pull-down menu.

              I think "Favorite" icon should NOT be hidden in pull-down menu.

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                13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • add the possibility to remove the hashtag "#" when posting differently than twitter ?

                It's good to have the "#" symbol for twitter.
                Then, when your post is going to facebook or linkedin, you have the "#" symbol before some words.
                But for people who don't know the meaning of the "#", it seems strange .. so it maybe a good idea to have an option to remove the "#" when posting to Facebook or Linkedin (elsewhere thant twitter).
                Thank you.

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                  10 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • build a Drupal module (or get us to)

                  Would love to have a drupal module that allowed us to auto-tweet new content with ow.ly shortened urls. we auto tweet new content now, but no drupal module that gives us both url shortening and tracking through hootsuite. might you tell us how to build such a module using ow.ly api? Thanks!

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                    7 comments  ·  Publisher & Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Ability to export lists and other (user selected) data to Microsoft Excel

                    I use lists extensively to organize the streams that I monitor and target. I would like to be able to export All of my community (lists members, friends, followers, etc.) to excel so that I could conduct ad hoc analysis (e.g. sort by no. of followers), and add ad hoc columns per tweeter for notes, scores, etc.

                    Ideally I would be able to create a table where each community member is a row, and default columns would include twitter account follower, friend, listnames (up to 20 per account), number of followers and friends (people they follow), for each member. Any…

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                      6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • add the ability to set different autoschedule options for each network.

                      i.e., I could set up autoschedule so that twitter will post 6 posts a day, while facebook only posts 3, even when I constantly add both to my posts.

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                        2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • New profile picker

                        Please submit any suggestions for improvements or alterations to the new profile picker.

                        ** It is important to note that this feature is being gradually rolled out to our users. If you have not seen this change in your dashboard yet, please be patient.

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                          under review  ·  133 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Shorten links automatically

                          automatically shorten URLs pasted into the Compose Message window if there is enabled option

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

                            Thanks for the suggestion! We’ll look at the feasibility of doing this in the future. An opt-in setting would be necessary.

                          • allow scheduled tweets to be paused in bulk

                            Sometimes we get a call from a client to pause all activity for a period of hours/days because of some approval delay or unrelated crisis. At the moment we go into the Monthly view and drag all the scheduled stuff out an extra period of time. It would be great just to have a pause button that pauses all scheduled comms, ideally at a Team level (because a team usually works on content across one Twitter and one FB account)

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

                              Interesting idea! We’ll look at the options for adding this functionality in the future. Thanks!

                            • to add yourls support for own link shortening

                              Use the API of the simple to configure yourls open source project to shorten links with the use of the own domain. ie. pro7.de/galileolive

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                                7 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Posting to LinkedIn Showcase pages

                                LinkedIn is creating showcase pages that are separate from the main company pages. I'd like to use HootSuite to post to those as well as company pages so I don't have to do this process manually for my client.

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                                  5 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Schedule Facebook post for scheduled, but yet unpublished blog post

                                  It's great that we can schedule facebook posts with the image, but the blog post has to be live to do this. I would love the ability to enter my blog admin credentials so when I schedule a week's worth of blog posts to auto post in the future I can also pre-schedule the facbook posts before the blog post has gone live. We need a way for hootsuite to get into the blog and pull the info. Or whichever way is best; the bottom line is: it doesn't do any good to schedule a facebook post for a blog…

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                                    8 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    • allow separate searches for each of your feeds with the new suggested content feature

                                      Currently the Beta test for "Suggested Content" only allows you to run one search. If you have multiple feeds, being able to tailor or customize searches of each of those feeds is paramount to success.
                                      I would love to see this option added, so that I can tailor searches for each of my feeds.

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                                      • Manage the new foursquare pages from Hootsuite

                                        Foursquare has recently launched their pages for business, would be great to be able to manage them from hootsuite

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                                          7 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow me to expand the compose message box by dragging the corner (make it as big as I'd like)

                                          The compose box is ok for Twitter, but when doing FB & G+ messages, it would be helpful to go past 4 lines. Make the box expandable to any size I want by letting me drag the corner, just like in a lot of forums. it is currently too small.

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

                                            Interesting idea! We’ll look at altering the design of the compose message box in the future. Thanks!

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