Category Archives: News

The Complete Guide to Swat.io Analytics

With the new Analytics we’ve done our best to keep the good parts of our current reports, while adding a ton of new functionality and greatly improving usability all across the board. The new Analytics are grouped in three distinct parts, which can  be access through the sidebar navigation: Community: All about the people that make up […]


Launch: Real Time Updates for Private Messages on Facebook

Real time conversations can be crucial to a company’s success on social media. Visitors want information as fast as possible. In most cases, they want them right now. Your organization’s reaction time can decide, whether or not a customer gives you the edge over your competition. A missed message or a late response can be factors […]


Schedule & Publish Facebook Video Posts

It’s pretty clear video is a top priority for Facebook Marketing in 2015, so today we’re excited to launch support for Facebook video in Swat.io! Starting today you will find a new option when adding “Attachments” in the composer – choose “Video”, upload a video file from your local harddrive and your good to go. Notice: Facebook […]


Easy to Disinguish: “Unpublished Page Posts” in Calendar

Very often, your feedback is the starting point for a “Daily Improvement”! Like today, when we’ve changed how Facebook’s Unpublished Posts (also called “Dark” or “Hidden” Posts) are displayed in the Swat.io calendar. The striped, grey background (+ the “Eye”-icon) makes them much easier to separate from regular posts.  Btw. we have this great new feature that let’s […]


Keep Track with Author Attribution

Time for another update! Today we’re adding Author Attribution – a quick way to see which Swat.io team member has published a post or comment/reply! This makes it very easy to keep track who’s already involved in a particular conversation. Of course, Author Attribution is also displayed for deleted posts or comments! Sounds familiar? Of course, you might know […]


Share Images & Files on the Activity Log

Just a quick tuesday-morning update! As of today, you can use the Activity Log in Tickets and Posts not only to share internal thoughts & comments with other members of your social media team, but also to upload and share images and files of any type! Just click on the icon in the top-right corner of the textarea, select a […]


Better Customer Support with our Ticket Inbox 2.1

Just after relaunching the Ticket Inbox – Swat.io’s social customer support hub – a few months ago, we immediately started to think about further improvements to this crucial part of our product. We tracked your clicks & did in-depth interviews to get a better understanding of how our users are actually doing customer service on Facebook, Twitter etc.  With those learnings we went […]


A New Login for Swat.io!

When we first started to work on Swat.io in 2012, the app was planned to be an in-house, Facebook-only monitoring tool for ourselves and some select partners. Given our agencies’ background in the development of Facebook Marketing apps, it was pretty obvious to choose Facebook Login (then “Connect”) as method of authorisation for Swat.io users. Fast-forward 2 years and […]


Improved Location Targeting on Facebook: Cities & Regions

Earlier this week we’ve extended the Location Targeting capabilities of Facebook posts in our composer! Besides countries, you can now target for cities and regions! Check out the new options in the “Target”-section of the composer! Important: Please notice that Facebook currently supports regional targeting for selected countries only (not including Germany & Austria, unfortunately): United States, Brazil, UK, […]


Facebook @-Mentions + Auto-Complete for Twitter/Instagram

@-Mentions. Easily the no. 1 feature requested by our existing user base for YEARS! Today we’re happy to announce support for @-Mentions, and as a Bonus: Auto-Complete for Twitter & Instagram!


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