GTA V well received by Twitter users

By Wayne St. Amand

The release of the highly controversial computer game sparked over 1.8 million tweets (1,899,885 between 17th September – 24th September) Crimson Hexagon’s ForSight platform found the following results:

87% of Twitter conversation about GTA V is positive:

11% of social media users discussing the game talk of intent to purchase

15% of social media users mention they wish they had bought GTA V

17% of users discussing GTA V jokingly comment on not having a life after GTA V

17% of posts comment on the addictive quality of the game

21% express praise for the game and enjoyment whilst playing it

6% of posts refer to sales of GTA sales

13% of Twitter posts about GTA V are negative:

11% of Twitter users discussing the computer game express criticisms over the game and how dissatisfied they are with it

2% of users complain of installation or memory issues

About the author

Wayne St. Amand is a veteran marketing leader with a track record of significantly accelerating the growth trajectory and valuation of technology businesses. At Crimson Hexagon, St. Amand is responsible for driving business expansion through the company’s global corporate and product marketing efforts.

About the company

Crimson Hexagon, founded in 2007, is the leading provider of analysis software that delivers business intelligence from social media data for global corporations. Fast Company named Crimson Hexagon one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies on the Web. Powered by patented technology developed at Harvard University’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, the Crimson Hexagon ForSight platform delivers the industry’s most comprehensive big data analysis capabilities for a variety of large-scale data sources. Clients include Microsoft, Paramount Pictures, Starbucks, Simon & Schuster, Twitter, and many more. For more information go to:   or read the Crimson Hexagon Social Media Monitoring and Analysis blog:  

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