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  1. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn targeting (countries, languages etc.)

    Please implement the option to target posts sent to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Implement it like the Pinterest board selector where you'll be able to select the audience you want to reach e.g. specific countries, continents etc. and industries, functions etc.

    110 votes
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    • Suggest videos from our links, like what you do with images.

      It would be great if Buffer can suggest videos from our URL as well, like when it suggests images. Some of our URL's have videos on their page so it would be great to connect the videos to the links instead of uploading them separately.

      1 vote
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      • buffering to a Facebook event

        I would be so awesome to schedule posts for Facebook Events!

        141 votes
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        • For windows phone users

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

          113 votes
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          • Global Calendar View

            The calendar view is nice. We think it would be even better if we could see all our posts across all profiles in one view. This would make spotting overlaps or out-of-sync issues much easier.

            44 votes
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            • Select facebook album when uploading images

              I need a selector to choose the name of the album where my image is going to be uploaded. The same as hootsuite does.

              30 votes
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              • Multi-language Facebook postings

                Facebook now allows to post multilingual content. It would be great to see this on buffer as well.

                Info: http://acodez.in/facebook-multi-language-posts/ (I haven't found an official article)

                39 votes
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                • Make Buffer screen reader friendly. Blind users are being left out.

                  Many links have no alt-text so blind people can not know what the link is for.

                  3 votes
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                  • Buffer for MS Edge

                    With Windows 10 Microsoft have introduced Edge as their new browser. At present Buffer isn't all that stable on Edge (save windows don't close, rebuffering causes Buffer to hang etc).
                    Would be great to have Buffer running on Edge to save me having to use two different browsers

                    31 votes
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                    • 13 votes
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                      • Dynamic/custom UTM parameters for Google Analytics

                        The Google Analytics integration is really cool but a little bit rigid. It'd be pretty awesome if it was possible to edit the default GA UTM parameters for scheduled links? You could manually add in your custom UTM parameters and pick from a drop-down, per post. Or by adding some kind of simple tags…

                        Alternatively, UTM parameters could dynamically pulled in using data from the posts. E.g. Different options to choose from. For example, I'd like to use the page name or title in the campaign field (so that would change for nearly every post) and I'd like to set…

                        51 votes
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                        • Integrate with Rebrandly

                          Would be nice if Buffer users could use links with custom domains in the messages they buffer on social. I know this is possible using Bit.ly but with Rebrandly it's much faster and simpler and you can use multiple domains. (full disclosure I'm the founder @Rebrandly)

                          274 votes
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                            Open for voting  ·  31 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • New plan - between Awesome and Business plans.

                            My partner and I both have individual accounts, which cost us a combined total of $20 per month and lets us control 24 accounts.

                            We'd like to combine the accounts, but your cheapest business plan is $50, and only allows access to 25 account. So for more than double the price, we get one more account. This doesn't seem cost-effective.

                            I'd like a new plan that allows two team members and 25 accounts.

                            67 votes
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                              51 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hey folks!

                              Thanks for all the great feedback, we really appreciate it. I’m keen to share that reviewing our plans and pricing is definitely on the agenda.

                              I’ve also spotted that we have a few related suggestions about an ‘in between’ plan. Each of them is a little different for what they suggest to include in this new plan, but I was thinking it might be helpful to merge them all together under this suggestion to make it easier for people to keep the conversation all happening in one place. :)

                              Cheers!
                              Mike

                            • Add a VK.COM

                              Dear All,
                              For Russian cusotmers it is really crucial to add VK.COM, as one of the biggest social networks here (it's more than 60% of the market), and I am sure, that it will help you to increase the brand awareness and loyal customer base in Russia. And it will help us (the marketers in Russia) to use it in the full scale !
                              Please support this and the blessing will cover Russia ;)))

                              80 votes
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                              • Schedule with random posting time

                                Schedule plan only accepts fixed time at the moment. It would be great to have the possibility to select a time range in which the posting time is selected random (for example post once a day every workday between 2 pm and 6 pm). This would make the posts look less like automatic posted.

                                94 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.

                                  222 votes
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                                  • Custom labeling

                                    Custom color coded labeling to categorize posts in the event you want x number of marketing related posts, x number of pictures, x number of quotes. You could label them with a color to visually see your whole week or month at a time to assess balance and how well you are following your social media plan.

                                    92 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.

                                      369 votes
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                                      • Consolidated view of analytics for all accounts

                                        A single view of my posting analytics for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn, so I don't have to check each one separately. Consolidation would be extremely helpful for understanding the "big picture" of what's working and what isn't.

                                        16 votes
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                                        • Nickname accounts

                                          I'd love to label my accounts with nicknames so that I don't get confused by similar names/profile pics.

                                          20 votes
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                                            7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Hi there! Thanks so much for suggesting this, I can definitely see how useful it would be to be able to nickname your accounts. I think we’ll be looking into this very soon, really appreciate the nudge here!

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