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  1. Windows 10/Windows Edge PlugIn and App

    With Chrome really playing up by using Processor speeds and crashing occassionally on Windows 10, when can we see Buffer adding Apps (for all their products) in Windows Store and also create a Plug-In for the Edge browser?

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    • 17 votes
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      • Flipboard Magazine Integration

        I would like to add content to my magazines on flipboard.

        Similar to chrome extension https://share.flipboard.com/

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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.

          17 votes
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          • 16 votes
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              Hey there, great one! Pricing is always something that we’re keen to think more about and this makes a lot of sense.

              Curious to learn more here, if you could design your ideal $5 plan, what would that look like to you and how would it help? Would love to make sure I have the full context, definitely no pressure at all to reply!

            • 16 votes
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              • gif facebook

                Allow publishing GIFs for Facebook!

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                • 16 votes
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                  • 16 votes
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                    • Open API access to community coding

                      The number of platforms that buffer could potentially support is incredible. It feels natural for the company to open up its development in a way that promotes further integrations to be coded outside of the team and in the community.

                      Check out Slack's integrations. At the bottom of the page it offers webhooks and other simple methods to integrate *anything* into their platform. I want buffer to be that platform.

                      15 votes
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                      • Schedule GIFs

                        Now that GIFs are native on Twitter I would love an easier option to post them on buffer (aside from downloading them and uploading to buffer from Giphy which has a bigger database than the GIF Mood Board). Also would LOVE the added ability of scheduling GIFs in the Buffer dashboard and/or a way to buffer them in twitter after finding a GIF from the Giphy feature!

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                          Thanks so much for the great idea, Taylor! GIFs have become a huge part of how we communicate and we’re definitely using them all the time ourselves. I think this could be a great idea for us to look into!

                          One workaround that might help if you’re up for it, would be to right-click (or control+click on a Mac) on any gif you find (for example, on Giphy). If you have the Buffer extension installed in your browser, you’ll see an option to share that GIF through Buffer. I know that’s still not quite an ideal workflow, so I’d love to hear any thoughts of what might be your ideal solution to easily sharing more GIFs through Buffer!

                        • Add search to published posts

                          It would be great if there was a keyword search function for published posts, to easily find and rebuffer them again.

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                          • Automatic Hashtag Append

                            For companies that frequently want the same hash tag(s) appended to posts, it would be nice to predefine them then have them automatically added.

                            14 votes
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                            • Add support for Telegram channels

                              Telegram (https://telegram.org) opened up an API for bots (https://core.telegram.org/bots/api), which can post messages to user's channels once they're added as administrators. It would be awesome to be able to post messages also on that platform.

                              14 votes
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                              • Put Team Members Back Into the Awesome Plan

                                Please put team members back into the awesome plan for future sign-ups!

                                This was a great feature and having it removed severely diminishes the attractiveness of the awesome plan. Many clients I know would baulk at paying the business fees however the awesome plan fits their needs. I control many clients accounts from my own buffer account as a team member, so this is an essential option!

                                14 votes
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                                • Add option to not auto-shorten short URLs

                                  Currently if I have link shortening on, it will shorten all URLs, including those that are already shortened.

                                  For example, if I put this message into the post box:

                                  "RT @TechCrunch: Facebook is cracking down on clickbait http://t.co/DuEwrbemP1"

                                  I get the following:

                                  "RT @TechCrunch: Facebook is cracking down on clickbait http://buff.ly/1wukUds"

                                  The t.co short URL is shortened again.

                                  The problems with this practice:
                                  1. Worse user experience, because users need to go through 2 redirects before reaching the target page.
                                  2. It's considered impolite by many to tamper with the URL when retweeting, especially if the original short…

                                  14 votes
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                                  • Monitor Incoming Posts/Mentions/Retweet - Especially for Agency Accounts

                                    I have an agency account and would love to be able to monitor what people are saying about my clients, see mentions/replies/retweets/Facebook wall posts about my clients and be able to respond from buffer. I have to use Hootsuite for that now and like buffer MUCH better, so would rather just use buffer.

                                    14 votes
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                                    • Customize the New Scheduler Default times

                                      When I post a tweet to go out several times using the New Scheduler, it always has the same default times. Now, in 8 hours, tomorrow, in a week, etc.

                                      I like to send out a tweet, then again in 8 hours and then in 16 hours. So I always have to manually add the additional times. It would be cool if I could customize the default template.

                                      14 votes
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                                      • Support Microsoft Internet Explorer through extension or bookmarklet

                                        With the demise of the Buffer bookmarklet there is now no way to directly add a link to Buffer from Microsoft Internet Explorer. Please revive the bookmarklet or create an extension for Internet Explorer similar to the ones for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

                                        14 votes
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                                        • Integrate Buffer with Tweetbot

                                          I have yet to figure out a friction-less way to reply or retweet a tweet using Buffer. Copy-and-paste works, but seems both clunky and time-consuming. Having the ability to read timelines from multiple accounts (a la HootSuite) would be even better -- read and Buffer in the same app! But if not, at least some sort of integration with TweetBot would be great -- an option to Buffer to a queue from within TweetBot.

                                          14 votes
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