You Asked and We’ve Delivered! The Most User Requested Apps Have Arrived

By Carrie Lee | 2 years ago | No Comments


The HootSuite App Directory announces the addition of four new apps designed to help streamline communications and increase productivity.

Users have asked and we’ve delivered; the new Gmail app represents our dedication to create a platform that caters to user needs. With over 13,000 votes submitted to the HootSuite Feedback Forums, these highly requested apps have arrived in the HootSuite App Directory.

Along with these much anticipated apps, we also introduce two new marketing apps, Vidcaster and Shopseen, that will help enhance your social marketing.


Introducing Gmail

For some people, getting updated could mean switching between Twitter, Facebook, and other tabs just to see their latest feeds. With the HootSuite dashboard, we put all your social networks into one view and now, emails as well!

Read, write and respond to emails from your gmail accounts directly in the dashboard. Click to enlarge.

The Gmail app for HootSuite allows you to monitor all of your points of communication within one central dashboard. Never again will you have to take your eyes off another video on your Facebook feed for an urgent email. Simply tilt your vision a little to the side and you can multitask with optimal efficiency. You have the ability to read, reply, and delete emails from the dashboard. So if you’ve been too busy tweeting up a storm on Twitter, you can now give your overloaded inbox some much needed attention alongside your social media. Try the new Gmail app now and you’ll achieve inbox zero in no time.



In an interactive age, photos are not enough to tell a story. The use of video has become more prevalent in social media engagement. You can now easily distribute your Vidcaster videos across all your social networks in the HootSuite dashboard.

Easily view and share your Vidcaster videos across your social networks
Easily view and share your Vidcaster videos across your social networks

With the Vidcaster App, a social media manager can not only view and share videos, but access analytics to track engagement and viewership. Vidcaster provides you with the data to create videos that appeal most to your audience. Discover when your viewers drop off your videos and which videos are gaining the most attention. Improve the content you share with your followers. Install the Vidcaster App now.


The more people that see an item for sale, the more likely and quickly that item will be sold. Whether you run an online store or just want to get rid of some old clothes, it’s no surprise you’ve posted your items on multiple sites like eBay, Shopify and Etsy. But how do you keep track of all your listings?

You have the ability to share your listings with all your social networks in HootSuite
You have the ability to share your listings with all your social networks in HootSuite

The new Shopseen app lets you monitor all your listings in one stream in the HootSuite dashboard. You can keep track of inventory and orders, so you know when your hot items are running low. While often the issue for store owners is the lack of traffic to their listings. Using the Shopseen app, you can increase visibility by promoting your listings across all the social networks in HootSuite with one post. Generate more revenue and expand your reach, try out the new Shopseen app.

Did you know that our App Directory has 65 apps that help enhance your brand presence and enrich your social experience? Check them out today.


Need help installing apps? Check out our App Directory Guide. Also, be sure to follow @HootSuite_Apps for the latest updates and news on the HootSuite App Directory.

Are you an organization or developer that would like to work with HootSuite? Learn how you can integrate your app using the App Directory SDK.

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hdshaw27 5pts

I voted and definitely want pinterest...why did you remove ViralTag as it seemed to be a good medium in the meantime while you figure out pinterest.  Need it now...HootSuite isn't complete for me without it. 

Hootsuite_Help_Desk moderator 5pts

Hi @hdshaw27 - thank you for reaching out to us here!

To confirm, Viraltag has discontinued the Viraltag for Pinterest app in Hootsuite. It is now no longer available within the Hootsuite web dashboard.

Moving forward, we are exploring alternative options for Pinterest within Hootsuite, and hope to be able to offer it in future updates to the Hootsuite web dashboard.

For any questions, please contact us through our Facebook Page  or ourTwitter handle @Hootsuite_Help 

Thank you for using Hootsuite!

Kathleen | @Hootsuite_Help | Hootsuite Help Desk -

amor1 5pts

I really need pinterest.  Please add it soon.

Hootsuite_Help_Desk moderator 5pts


Hi there,

My apologies for any confusion and inconvenience this has caused, as ViralTag has since been removed from the App Directory.

We will have this blog post updated to reflect this change as soon as possible.

Thank you for bringing this to our attention.


Whitney | @HootSuite_Help |

RJN 5pts

gmail integration could be useful but it does not work with Google apps, so currently not usable for us.

Carrie Lee
Carrie Lee 5pts



Thanks for the interest, I'm sure others are wondering the same thing. With our collection of apps we like to provide a variety of options. The ViralTag for Pinterest app does not preclude the possibility of adding more Pinterest apps in HootSuite. Currently, Pinterest does not have an API, but we'll be on the look out for any opportunities in the future:) 

Julie Lowe
Julie Lowe 5pts

This is great news! I see that ViralTag is a paid app. I actually already have a paid annual subscription with ViralTag - is there a way for Hootsuite to recognize this and not charge me for the app?

Carrie Lee
Carrie Lee 5pts

Hi Julie, 
That's a great question! Existing users will still have to purchase the app in order to connect ViralTag services with the HootSuite Dashboard. Of course, if you have any further questions feel free to contact the folks at as they will have the knowledge to fill you in about pricing. 

ADemme 5pts

Loving the ViralTag app. I didn't see any other pricing options, and would like to be able to upload my own images to schedule with ViralTag. Will upgrading to their other pricing tiers be possible soon?

Carrie Lee
Carrie Lee 5pts



I'm glad you're enjoy the new ViralTag app :) For our current app, pricing options do not have an effect on the app functionality. However, if you are interested in upgrading to ViralTag's other pricing tiers, the best way is to connect with the awesome team at and I'm sure they'll have an option fit for you. 

Nick Cockman
Nick Cockman 5pts

Great news, I'd hoped for a gmail integration to make things even easier to keep track of during the day.

Carrie Lee
Carrie Lee 5pts

@Nick Cockman 
Hi Nick,

That's great to hear:) If there are any other integrations you'd like to see in the HootSuite dashboard be sure to check out the HootSuite Feedback Forum: