Today my HootSuite client was offline for a while, which was a big surprise. In general Hootsuite is a very reliable service. Fortunately, I was informed this was due to a remarkable update. Some time late I noticed significant changes to the social media dashboard beginning with a completely refreshed HTML5 user interface, plus geo-located search, native Twitter ReTweets, and integrated Google Analytics.
For me Hootsuite was already the best Social Media dashboard for both personal and team based social media management. Today’s improvements prove Hootsuite continuously keeps improving its service.
With the recent announcement of Google’s HTML5 site and many other brands like Apple on-board, HootSuite has made a substantial investment in this new technology standard. HTML5 allows them to release unique features like geo-search and drag & drop. This combined with the improved performance with more responsive tabs and streams makes using Hootsuite a real pleasure.
Page redesign for better access to the streams
The most noticeable change is a fully redesigned dashboard, with more space for accounts, updates and an intuitive arrangement for HootSuite’s many features. Additionally, you can now choose a design theme which suits your tastes.
And many more
This is just a first quick impression of the new release. See the Hootsuite blog for more detailed information about Hootsuite 5.