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  1. Calendar view

    Imagine the option of seeing a calendar view of your queue either by week or by month so you can position posts and schedule and entire week or month in advance.

    630 votes
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    • Add Instagram to accounts

      Buffer to Instagram would be good

      508 votes
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      • Integration with Pinterest

        Please let us Pin and share images directly to Pinterest from Buffer. It will make our lives so much easier... I have been waiting for this feature since day 1 of Buffer...

        484 votes
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        • Draft Posts

          A 'draft' function would amazing. Somewhere to save half-formed posts that you can go back to at a later date and add links, images or video, and then schedule them up as normal.

          It'd be a lifesaver for those working long-lead who receive assets for posts last minute. I have notes all over the place reminding me to Buffer tweets when I receive a certain image or when a page finally goes live!

          365 votes
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          • 293 votes
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              Hey guys!

              Thanks so much for your votes and comments here :)

              We’re in the final stages of completing a scheduler in the extension which enables you to schedule something for several time slots. It’s already out there if you want to give it a go.

              If you click the “new scheduler” in the browser extension like so: http://cl.ly/image/1k3J1c0e3N1f
              Then you’re able to add the post for several slots like so: http://cl.ly/image/0z3t1Q0H0q0v

              Would love any feedback or questions :)

              Warmly,
              Åsa

            • Incorporate a pause option for scheduled posts.

              Right now, I have to cancel a post in order to pause it. But then I lose the layout of the actual post that I had setup. See example: https://cloudup.com/c8YjEhFDCaM Add a pause option.

              178 votes
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              • Post Multiple Photos to Twitter

                With twitter allowing us to upload multiple photos to twitter in a single tweet this would be a great addition

                170 votes
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                • Allow .gif uploads

                  Please allow animated gifs to be uploadable through Buffer, since Twitter now supports them!

                  141 votes
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                  • Canva Integration

                    I've seen a recent post on the integration of a Canva button on Post Planner for Facebook. If Canva could be added to the Buffer dashboard allowing instant access to a free image design tool, I think that would be pretty amazing!

                    132 votes
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                    • Add Tumblr integration

                      Allow users to draft and queue posts for Tumblr accounts. Additionally, allow reposting features similar to Twitter's buffer retweet feature.

                      128 votes
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                      • Offline buffering

                        An offline buffer to save thoughts for tweeting while in the tube or stack up my Pocket reads from my iPod touch when not connected

                        119 votes
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                        • Re-Buffer All Old Posts (or Bulk Re-Buffer)

                          I have a Twitter quotes account where my old tweets I reuse every 2-4 months. I have 500-600 tweets at a time that I use and it's a bit time confusing to have to manually rebuffer all my old tweets.

                          It would be wonderful if there was a "re-buffer all" button or at least an option where you bulk re-buffer old posts.

                          115 votes
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                          • Integration with Xing

                            Xing is the No.1 network in Germany, Austria and Switzerland where Linkedin isn't that strong. If you want to grow your user base in this market with 15M users then you will have to support Xing.

                            106 votes
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                            • Best Time to Tweet

                              It'd be great if Buffer included a schedule-optimization feature for Twitter, similar to those offered by Tweriod (which is buggy) and SocialBro (which is confusing).

                              This feature would *automatically* optimize a user's tweets according to the optimal time for them to generate the most engagement.

                              Thanks.

                              103 votes
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                              • Scheduling your Replies in Buffer

                                Need to have an option where a user can schedule his reply via buffer at the specific time without breaking the Twitter reply thread.

                                This would be beneficial for brands ( and users alike) to reply in bulk and schedule according to consumer timezones for maximum effect.

                                Please make this happen Team Buffer :)

                                96 votes
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                                • Diaspora support

                                  Dear Buffer, I love your app. I'm considering subscribing, but a big barrier to me is the lack of support for Diaspora. While Diaspora is small currently, its distributed network and open architecture mean I own my data, so I would like to point the world there rather than any of the proprietary services. I have no affilliation with them, just feel that they're important, particularly as a parallel/backup while they grow. Thanks, Ari

                                  90 votes
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                                  • For windows phone users

                                    As like the andriod buffer free app, for windows phone users need.

                                    87 votes
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                                    • Cheaper upgrade plan for a longer queue

                                      I"d like a longer queue, but $100 for the Awesome Plan is just too much.

                                      I understand that you offer a LOT for the $100, but I really only want the longer queue.

                                      I'd be willing to pay significantly less than $100 and get nothing more than a longer queue.

                                      79 votes
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                                      • Get suggestions based on keywords

                                        Be able to get suggestions to posts based on specific keywords. e.g. if my app is about making animated Gifs, I'd like to see articles with that keyword to share... not just a general topic.

                                        71 votes
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                                        • Make editing easier across accounts

                                          I love Buffer for posting to Twitter, Facebook, and App.net. But sometimes, I notice mistakes after queuing a post to all three accounts, which means I have to edit the same post on each account. For posts like this, it would be great to just edit once on one account, then have the edits sync to all the other accounts.

                                          66 votes
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