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Adding Social Networks from Streams

Amanda S
posted this on April 23, 2013 12:40

Social networks can be added from the Streams section of the HootSuite dashboard to 'My Social Networks' (for personal profiles) and any organization where a user is a member.

However, removing social networks must be completed from the User Profile section of the dashboard. Learn how

 Twitter Profiles

Adding Twitter to the dashboard enables users to complete actions such as Tweeting, tracking brand mentions and analyzing social media traffic.

To add a Twitter profile from Streams

  1. Click house (Streams) icon on left-aligned launch menu.
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  2. Click Add Social Network.
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  3. Click to select manager of Twitter account; personal (My Social Networks) or by organization.
    select_profile_owner_320.png
  4. Click Twitter.
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  5. Optional: The dashboard automatically defaults to follow @HootSuite on Twitter. Click checked box to remove check mark.
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  6. Click Connect with Twitter.
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  7. Type Twitter username or email and password, and then click Authorize app.
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Alternatively, click Cancel to stop process.

 Facebook Timelines, Pages and Groups

Adding Facebook timelines (profiles), Pages and groups to the HootSuite dashboard enables users to complete actions such as posting to timelines, sharing photos and commenting on photos.

To add Facebook timelines, Pages and groups from Streams

  1. Click house (Streams) icon on left-aligned launch menu.
    house_icon_320.png
  2. Click Add Social Network.
    add_social_network_from_twitter_320.png
  3. Click to select manager of Facebook account; personal (My Social Networks) or by organization.
    select_profile_owner_320.png
  4. Select Facebook.
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  5. Click Connect with Facebook.
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  6. Type Facebook email or phone number and password, and then click Log In in lower-right corner.
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Alternatively, click Cancel to stop process.

  1. Import from Facebook
  1. Click to select timeline, Pages and groups to import. A check mark indicates the content that will be imported; a plus symbol indicates the content will not be imported.
  2. Click Finished Importing.
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 Google+ Pages

Adding a Google+ Page to the HootSuite dashboard enables users to complete actions such as connecting with people in circles, sharing content in Google+ and commenting on content and photos.

To add a Google+ Page from Streams

  1. Click house (Streams) icon on left-aligned launch menu.
    house_icon_320.png
  2. Click Add Social Network.
    add_social_network_from_twitter_320.png
  3. Click to select manager of Google+ Page account; personal (My Social Networks) or by organization.
    select_profile_owner_320.png
  4. Select Google+.
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  5. Click Connect with Google+.
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  6. Type Google email and password, and then click Sign In.
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  7. Review permissions, and then click Accept.
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  8. Click to select Google+ Page, and then click Finished Importing.
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 LinkedIn Profiles, Groups and Company Pages

Adding LinkedIn to the HootSuite dashboard enables users to complete actions such as monitoring contact activity, liking and commenting on posts and reviewing profile updates.

To add a LinkedIn profile, group and company page from Streams

  1. Click house (Streams) icon on left-aligned launch menu.
    house_icon_320.png
  2. Click Add Social Network.
    add_social_network_from_twitter_320.png
  3. Click to select manager of LinkedIn account; personal (My Social Networks) or by organization.
    select_profile_owner_320.png
  4. Select LinkedIn.
    add_linkedin_profile_320.png
  5. Click Connect with LinkedIn.
    connect_with_linkedin_320.png
  6. Review permission, type email and password, and then click Allow access.
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Note: HootSuite will select a LinkedIn profile by default for step 7. Groups and company pages can also be added during step 7.

  1. Click Finished Importing.
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 Foursquare Profiles

Adding Foursquare to the HootSuite dashboard enables users to complete actions such as following friends' check-ins, reviewing Foursquare user history and sending content via email.

To add a Foursquare profile from Streams

  1. Click house (Streams) icon on left-aligned launch menu.
    house_icon_320.png
  2. Click Add Social Network.
    add_social_network_from_twitter_320.png
  3. Click to select manager of Foursquare account; personal (My Social Networks) or by organization.
    select_profile_owner_320.png
  4. Select Foursquare.
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  5. Click Connect with Foursquare.
    connect_with_foursquare_320.png
  6. Click Log in.
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  7. Type email or phone number and password, and then click Log In.
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  8. Click Allow.
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 WordPress.com Blog

Adding a WordPress.com blog to the HootSuite dashboard enables users to complete actions such as re-posting blog feed, reviewing sent blog posts and sending content via email.

To add a WordPress.com blog from Streams

  1. Click house (Streams) icon on left-aligned launch menu.
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The first tab will be selected by default. Users saving to the first tab can skip to step 3.

  1. Click tab where social network will be saved. Users will have the option to create a tab during step 6.wordpress_tab_320.png 
  2. Click Add Social Network.
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  3. Click to select manager of WordPress.com blog; personal (My Social Networks) or by organization.
    select_profile_owner_320.png
  4. Select WordPress.
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  5. Type WordPress.com login and password, click checked box to remove check mark if a new tab is not needed, and then click Submit or press ENTER.
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