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  1. Audio/visual notifications as seperate and 'per stream' setting please

    Please make it possible to separately enable or disable audio and/or visual notifications from Stream => Preferences. Default to preference from general settings.

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      4 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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        5 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

      • Distinguish title and body for Blogs

        When posting to Wordpress there is no way to set the title of the post. I suggest using the first line for the title and the rest for the body.

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        • Export Followers to Excel

          Hello,

          I work for a large travel agency and my company has been using enterprise version of your software for quite some time. In addition, we have also been using CoTweet to fill in some gaps that we encountered with HootSuite, both browser and mobile versions. However, and due to my almost personal connection to HootSuite as I also use it for my private account, I wanted to share with you, in this private manner some of the things that would greatly rise value of HootSuite in the eyes of my company's leads, and I will be the first one…

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            4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            This is a great idea. We’ll continue to monitor this feature request to gauge support amongst other HootSuite users.

          • Allow private messages for Facebook profile account

            Although available for facebook pages, it would make my life a lot easier if I had this option on my profile account too.

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              5 comments  ·  Streams & Assignments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              • Add "near:" search operator

                Twitter now supports the search operator "near:", followed by the name of a place, e.g. near:"Brisbane, Australia". There are other sites now offering this functionality under a "local search" banner (see monitter) and that's a super useful targeting tool for small business.

                Please add support for this operator and allow geo search.

                Thank you,
                Gal

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                  6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  planned  ·  Chris from HootSuiteChris from HootSuite responded

                  Currently, you can do geocode specific searches. For example: “geocode:49.2846165,-123.0954835,25km”

                  We do not yet offer functionality for the “near:” operator. However, this is on our road map.

                • Allow customizable embeddable column width

                  Having a minimum width of 300 px makes it impossible to use as a widget on blogs. Allow us to customize the width so it can be used in a variety of ways.

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                  • Lower the price for new analytics. $50/ per report is very high

                    The reports look great, but at 10x the monthly cost of a pro membership, they seem very overpriced, considering most of the data you can get for free from their respective networks.

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                      7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add a way to delete, edit and otherwise refine streams shared with a team.

                      I often share streams with my team, but they are not always useful for forever. I'd like to be able to delete, edit or otherwise be able to control and refine these shared streams.
                      This would reduce clutter and make it easier for team members to find new shared streams.

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

                        Thanks for your feedback! We’ll look at the possibility of this in the future.

                      • 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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                          5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • add email notifications

                          My client currently uses CoTweet and I use Hootsuite. I am trying to convince them to switch to Hootsuite and upgrade to an Enterprise plan but they absolutely need the ability to receive email notifications when they are mentioned in a post or someone replies to a post. Is this a functionality you are considering?

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                          • Hide Games from Facebook Updates

                            When FB friends post updates with games they are playing (like Farmville) I like to hid them. They don't show up on FB after I hide them, but they keep showing up in Hootsuite. Hidden people are removed from Hootsuite, but not hidden games

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                              12 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              • include Facebook "likes" and "comments" in stats, just like bit.ly

                                In bit.ly it shows the total number of Facebook "likes" and "comments" for a shortened link. It would be really helpful to have that same functionality in stats for Hootsuite.

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                                • 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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                                    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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                                      3 comments  ·  Social Networks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow scheduling of RSS feed updates

                                      Allow scheduling of RSS feed updates. For instance to look for an update at 9:30am, 12:30am, and 4:00pm. Market open, midday, and close. :)

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                                        4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        While we don’t check RSS feeds for specific times, you can choose which time interval to check for new updates.

                                        We may consider specific times in the future.

                                        Keep in mind that current RSS technology does not allow for precise updates on the hour. However, doing a general check usually allows us to retrieve the latest post within minutes.

                                      • goo.gl integration

                                        Support goo.gl as a URL shorter and tracking option. It also offers statistics and is frequently used by posters.

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                                        • configure the Auto-Schedule function to not delay RTs and replies

                                          Instead of kicking the toggle back and forth between Auto-Schedule and not, I would like to see a way that RTs or replies are not auto-scheduled and it is recognized that, that information should be sent in real time.

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

                                            This is an excellent feature suggestion, and we’ll continue to monitor how many users would like to implement this feature.

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