Buffer’s AI Assistant can generate new posts for your Buffer schedule, repurpose existing posts, and come up with endless new ideas—helping you grow your followers and super-charge your engagement. It’s available in Ideas on all Buffer plans.
Now, you can search the Unsplash library for free, high-quality images to attach to your social media posts, all within Ideas. No more wasting time searching for the perfect image - with the Unsplash integration, you can find the perfect image for your post and attach it to an Idea in just few clicks.
Start Page Scheduling and Ideas Extension available on the mobile app
Now, in the Buffer mobile app, you can schedule updates to your Start Page and save Ideas wherever you find them on the web!
Product ImprovementJan 24 2023
A better emoji picker 🤩
We've updated the Buffer composer to include a new emoji picker. It's part of a bigger update to the composer that will enable us to add more rich-text editing features and autocomplete functionality in the future.
New FeatureDec 07 2022
Schedule threads on Twitter
You can now create, save, preview and schedule Twitter threads!
You can now save all your ideas in Buffer. Save time by crafting, creating and scheduling all your content from one place (no more jumping back and forth between tabs). With Ideas, you can capture and store on the go with our mobile app, around the web via our browser extension, or in the moment on the Buffer app.
Did you know using a link on social can reduce your reach by 40.38%? With Start Page Scheduling, you post updates to your Start Page, and direct your audience to your link-in-bio (helping you get the reach you deserve). Schedule posts containing links, images and texts to your personalized Start Page feed.
We’ve been hard at work creating 10 new features. Now you can see teammates’ names next to their posts. spot analytics on sent Instagram posts, auto-import Gravatar profile pictures, and see analytics for Instagram Reels. Oh plus you can empty your queue with bulk deletion, preview videos, your default timezone will be based on your location, there are twice as many colours in campaigns, and the hashtag manager is available on all channels.
Create multiple Start Pages to bring all your best ideas to life. Whether it's a page for your eye-catching content, your upcoming event, or your favorite pet. Let your imagination run wild with multiple Start Pages.
Product ImprovementJul 11 2022
Faster video uploads
We changed the way we handle video uploads to Buffer. They should upload much faster now!
New FeatureJul 07 2022
Schedule and auto-publish Instagram Reels
You can now draft, schedule and auto-publish Instagram Reels with Buffer. It's available on web now and coming soon to our mobile apps.
We completed our first DEI report, compiling data collected from an internal survey and audit to give us formal insight into setting goals, measuring success, and helping to hold us accountable for continually improving our culture.
You can now add image descriptions (alt text) to images that you schedule to Facebook. Adding alt text descriptions ensures that your entire audience, regardless of visual ability, can appreciate the content you share.
There may be times when you want to temporarily hide content from your Start Page, rather than edit it or delete it permanently. Now you can!
New FeatureFeb 17 2022
Customize the top of your Start Page with different banner styles
You can now choose from four different banner styles for the top of your Start Page. More options to help you make it pop!
Product ImprovementFeb 10 2022
Re-order the channels in your publishing sidebar
You can now drag and drop channels to re-order them in the publishing sidebar. This is especially helpful if you have a lot of channels!
New FeatureFeb 08 2022
Introducing: TikTok Reminders
You can now schedule TikTok Reminders from our mobile app. Create your video, save it to Buffer, then choose the best time to post. Buffer will send you a reminder at your chosen time to finish the post in TikTok. Simple!
You can now use Canva and Buffer together to create and publish social media posts, without having to leave Buffer. You get the best of Canva’s design features and the best of Buffer’s social publishing features in one place with our new integration.
This past year, everything changed in the world of remote work.
Remote work went from a niche decision some companies made to an inevitable and massive shift in the way that people work around the world. While working from home doesn’t offer the same benefits of truly remote work, it is still a remote experience.