Profile and friend analyzer applications were popular this week, as indicated by their growth in monthly active users. Although, we also saw music-related apps like BandPage by RootMusic and VEVO for Artists, video and Page tab apps, and then there was a mishmash of photo, virtual good, IQ and horoscope apps.
The apps on our list this week grew from between 189,100 to 1.3 million MAU. Our list is compiled using AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook, and covers those that gained the most users in the past seven days.
Top Gainers This Week
|2.||BandPage by RootMusic||27,738,734||+1,305,649||+5%|
|3.||VEVO for Artists||5,621,858||+690,258||+14%|
|5.||Gardens of Time||12,848,041||+677,257||+6%|
|8.||My Report Card||376,760||+329,823||+703%|
|9.||Pieces of Flair||1,356,467||+321,396||+31%|
|12.||Welcome Tab for Pages||4,980,594||+290,501||+6%|
|13.||Your World Rank||961,542||+282,344||+42%|
|20.||FBML Tab Maker||1,708,344||+189,109||+12%|
60 Photos is an app that grew by a huge 1.3 million MAU this week. The app asks users to rate the Facebook photos of their friends, clicking “nice” or “pass,” and publishes a feed story each time a photo is rated positively. Another app with huge viral characteristics was e-Diagnostics, which grew by 265,400 MAU mostly in Indonesia; essentially the app is like an IQ test, asking users to complete puzzles, then before giving the results the app asks users to rank their friends’ intelligence, generating a feed story with each answer.
Pieces of Flair is an app that grew by 321,400 MAU that promises to let users select virtual goods of “flair” to represent themselves. Then there was the Turkish Daily Horoscope app that grew by 685,300 MAU; the app asks users to invite friends, as well as receive a daily horoscope post to their Wall.
BandPage by RootMusic grew by 1.3 million MAU mostly in the United States and VEVO for Artists grew by 690,300 MAU. Each app is useful to musicians wanting to promote their music on Facebook. For musicians and other Page administrators there was Welcome Tab for Pages with 290,500 MAU and FBML Tab Maker with 189,100 MAU. Each app allows users to create Page tabs with different types of code or features.
The friend and profile analyzers this week included the Connect app Friend Matrix with about 398,000 MAU that creates a collage of your friends. My Report Card with 329,800 MAU that publishes a photo album of your profile stats to your feed, tagging your friends. And finally, Your World Rank with 282,300 MAU that grew mostly in India and compiles your stats into a feed story.
All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppData. Stay tuned for our look at the top weekly gainers by daily active users on Wednesday, and the top emerging apps on Friday.