I suggest you ...

Store read status on the server

I use tdash on my work computer and my home laptop. It would help if tdash kept track of which ones I have read. The "sync" feature is not the same thing, it just clears up to today...but I've read only half of today's tweets in my stream.

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      • Anonymous commented  · 

        I wish I could vote more than 3! This is paramount!

      • CarolynACarolynA commented  · 

        It would require a lot of cleanup on my part (making liberal use of Mark All Read for some friends), but I could live with a "reverse sync" feature which mark as *unread* all tweets from a specified date. (Even working on a single device, having to reboot or restart a frozen browser wipes out too much content and forces a painful visit to the unsorted stream on Twitter to catch up)

      • VampieVampie commented  · 

        Maybe not store a read status for every tweet, but store the oldest not read tweet of every friend you have.
        And then show all the tweets since this one.
        I know its not optimal, and that some read tweets will reappear, but then you need only to keep 1 status per friend for each user.

        It's just an idea that may bring other ways to mind to keep the status.

      • hnboy2005hnboy2005 commented  · 

        My full votes for this one too !

      • AmitAmit commented  · 

        I too think it is a great idea, basically which ever computer / mobile device we use, if all of them are synced to read status, it will be the best thing to have. I know the issues with resources, but this will be then the coolest feature after unread tweets like email.
        My full votes for this one...

      • HarshadAdminHarshad (Admin, tDash.org) commented  · 

        The only problem with that is that the server doesn't have the resources to keep track of it for every user.

        I will keep this idea open anyway. If a lot of users need it, I will have to do something about it.

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