BOSTON - January 23, 2014

Crimson Hexagon, a leading provider of social media analytics software, announced today it has been recognized as a strong performer in “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Listening Platforms, Q1 2014? report, released by independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc. on January 22, 2014.

Specifically, Crimson Hexagon was cited as providing “superior research tools” and as offering a competitive solution. The company’s scores for product road map were among the highest, with the report stating “…look to Crimson Hexagon to expand its relevance to other roles; it has successfully tested its algorithm on nonsocial data.

We are honored to have been recognized by Forrester for what we consider to be our strong corporate vision and aggressive product roadmap,” stated Stephanie Newby, CEO of Crimson Hexagon. “The accuracy and power of our BrightView™ algorithm is at the core of our technology and we look forward to building upon its social listening capabilities to expand our product offerings and continue to meet the rapidly growing demands of the marketplace.

This is the first time Crimson Hexagon has been included as an enterprise listening platform in the Forrester Wave report. The report evaluated the “11 most significant software and service providers in the category” against 27-criteria identified by Forrester, including current offering, strategy and market presence.

View an excerpt from “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Listening Platforms, Q1 2014? report here. To learn more about Crimson Hexagon’s social listening platform, visit


About Crimson Hexagon, Inc.

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 leading global organizations such as: 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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