I wish to add a new user to HipChat but I only want the new user to show up on my list of users (administrator list) not for all users to see - is this possible ?
While admirably nefarious, this is not possible with a persistent chat login.
The best way to silently monitor room chats is by registering a webhook and having a web endpoint inspect chat content.
More on HipChat webhooks here: https://www.hipchat.com/docs/apiv2/webhooks
...have mention name FirstnameLastname. Fe.: @MaartenCautreels This certainly helps to know who is being mentioned in a conversation. Imagine your colleague sends the following message...
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