New App Ideas - Part 1

Whitney Chand · 5 days ago

Are you a new Developer looking for a fun and innovative project? Are you a seasoned developer in a well-established dev shop that’s looking to build an integration to help solve customer problems? Are you just looking for a new idea? We’ve been collecting feedback from our customers about new apps ...

    Image Upload Support via REST API

    Whitney Chand · 3 months ago

    Today, we are very excited to announce the release of one of our top requested features - image upload support via our REST API! Prior to today, Developers had to request and receive a separate Ow.ly API key specifically for image uploads, involving extra steps and an inconsistent workflow.

    As of ...

      New Teams and Organizations endpoints

      Whitney Chand · 3 months ago

      Managing Hootsuite Organizations and Teams can be quite complex. We’re happy to announce two new endpoints we hope will make this easier through our REST API!

        Pinterest Support via our REST API

        Whitney Chand · 4 months ago

        As you may have heard, Hootsuite now supports Pinterest! This integration allows for scheduling, creating boards, and posting directly to Pinterest from the Hootsuite dashboard. You can also view, edit, and delete your scheduled content, as well as approve or rejec...

          Introducing the Interaction History API

          Josh Brown · 6 months ago

          Today, we’re excited to launch the Interaction History API — a new way for third-party apps to fetch social engagement data from Hootsuite.

          The Interaction History API allows Hootsuite Enterprise customers to read mentions, comment...

            Why launching on the Hootsuite app directory was our best startup decision in 2017

            Shameel Abdulla · 7 months ago

            Shameel Abdulla, CEO, Cloohawk

            Starting up a new venture always pumps up passion and excitement. Cloohawk is my third startup, and every time I do this, I feel like a kid eagerly running up a hill to see what is on the other side (I exited the last one two years back...

              Extend Hootsuite’s new Composer using media library apps

              Josh Brown · 10 months ago

              If you use Hootsuite through our iOS or Android apps then you might have tried out the new Composer. Composer is a feature that Hootsuite has launched in beta and it gives social media practitioners a powerful new ...

                Monthly App Roundup - October

                Whitney Chand · 10 months ago

                Hope all of our Hootsuite Developers had a happy Halloween! With everyone planning their costumes, carving pumpkins, and binge-watching Stranger Things, we had a spookily quiet month, with only 2 new Apps and 1 App update!

                  Monthly App Roundup - September

                  Whitney Chand · 11 months ago

                  Fall is officially in full swing! 🍂 We’re definitely seeing that end-of-year hustle with one quarter remaining for everyone to wrap up their yearly goals and KPIs. One of our main KPIs here on the Ecosystem Team is the number of new and updated Apps we have in our App Directory, reflecting a robust...

                    Writing Sample Apps

                    Hootsuite Platform · about a year ago

                    When I arrived at Hootsuite as a Summer High School Technical Intern I was tasked with creating Sample Apps for the Hootsuite App Directory. These apps should be easy for developers to host, quickly modify to suit their purposes, and use a minimal amount of external lib...

                      Monthly App Roundup - August

                      Whitney Chand · about a year ago

                      While the summer tends to be a slower time of the year, the last bit of August did see a flurry of activity, with the release of 4 new Apps! This Monthly App Round-up includes these 4 Apps: Tweepsmap, Adobe AEM, Cloohawk, and Vanilla Forums. We also had an exciting assignments update for the Brandwa...

                        API Design at Hootsuite

                        Hootsuite Platform · about a year ago

                        Jon Slow sees that his favorite social media platform is missing a feature that would make it great: the ability to directly add pictures from his Google Drive account. He asks the company support if they’re going to add this feature, and gets a negative response, so Jon decides to do it himself. Wi...

                          Monthly App Roundup - July

                          Whitney Chand · about a year ago

                          Welcome to another installment of our Monthly App Roundup! While the summer months tend to be slower with people enjoying the beautiful summer weather, we still had some exciting updates! Primal launched their official App, and we had three other updates from Vimeo, Reputology, and CELUM.

                            Monthly App Roundup - June

                            Whitney Chand · about a year ago

                            As we continue to invest in our Developer Ecosystem throughout 2017 and beyond, we want to ensure we’re keeping our developers, partners and customers up-to-date on all things Ecosystem. As such, we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be posting monthly Developer Blog updates regarding all of our new ...

                              Launching our new Hootsuite Developer Forum

                              Whitney Chand · about a year ago

                              Forums foster innovation and collaboration, and we want to encourage our talented pool of current and prospective Developers and Partners to share their insight into our Developer Program.

                              We’ve been working hard to bring our Developer Community a brand new forum experience for you to connect, get...

                                We’re investing $5 million in new integrations

                                Omar Kaywan · about a year ago

                                We work hard to make Hootsuite the leading social media management platform.

                                We’ve succeeded in large part to the contributions of hundreds of talented independent developers like you who have built innovative enterprise-grade integrations and apps on top of our platform.

                                They’ve helped us build...

                                  Making Hootsuite’s App Directory SDK 100x Faster

                                  Hootsuite Platform · about a year ago

                                  The KISS Principle

                                  The KISS Principle states that most systems work best if kept simple, avoiding unnecessary complexity. By applying this idea to the Hootsuite App Directory, we were able to make a massive difference in speed and functionality, whi...