I first fell in love with HootSuite over a year ago as a way to manage multiple social media accounts and feeds. But in the past several months the company has become less-and-less focussed on its core product and more and more focussed on a monetization strategy that, in my opinion, is detracting attention from the thing it did best.
Here’s the latest sign that HootSuite is verging on unusable for me:
I went ahead and reenabled it – for now. If anyone knows of a good replacement (not TweetDeck, which shit the bed as soon as Twitter bought it) please let me know in comments.
And to find out how I got that nifty alert and more about protecting your privacy online, see my review of PrivacyFix.