Christmas, Calendars, Cards, Photos, Tabs and More on This Week’s Top 20 Emerging Facebook Apps by MAU

A Christmas application topped our list of emerging Facebook apps by monthly active users this week. Calendar apps, greeting cards and a mixed bag of others rounded out our list. The apps on our list grew from between 110,000 and 520,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week.

Top Gainers This Week

NameMAUGainGain,%
1.  Merry Christmas | Feliz Navidad1,000,000+520,000+ 108
2.  ΗμερολόγιόΜου510,396+500,396+ 5,004
3.  МойКалендарь493,109+490,109+ 16,337
4.  내 캘린더471,315+471,115+ 235,558
5.  MinKalender – Fødselsdage760,000+340,000+ 81
6.  Go!Chat630,000+240,000+ 62
7.  MinKalender – Bursdag456,905+236,905+ 108
8.  Galaxy Life492,819+232,819+ 90
9.  Mis Fotos740,000+220,000+ 42
10.  Bayou Blast311,085+171,085+ 122
11.  Men vs Women522,253+162,253+ 45
12.  Gem Rush930,000+160,000+ 21
13.  Hola Leo Messi537,442+157,442+ 41
14.  Welcome for Pages930,000+150,000+ 19
15.  Birthday Cards366,149+146,149+ 66
16.  Triviador Mundo145,068+136,068+ 1,512
17.  GUESS Watches – Explore the Season610,000+130,000+ 27
18.  Greeting Cards940,000+120,000+ 15
19.  FizTube World’s115,454+115,454N/A
20.  Greeting Cards1,000,000+110,000+ 12

Merry Christmas | Feliz Navidad was number one on the list, growing 520,000 MAU by publishing a photo with a user’s friends as ornaments, tagging them and also publishing a feed story.

Then there were calendar apps in different languages. ΗμερολόγιόΜου with 500,400 MAU, МойКалендарь with 490,100 MAU, 내 캘린더 with 235,600 MAU, MinKalender – Fødselsdage with 340,000 MAU and MinKalender – Bursdag with 236,900 MAU. These apps ask users to invite friends to use the apps then create a customized calendar. Card apps included Birthday Cards with 146,100 MAU, Greeting Cards with 120,000 MAU and Greeting Cards with 110,000 MAU.

The rest of the list was varied. Messenger app Go!Chat grew by 240,000 MAU then Mis Fotos grew by 220,000 MAU — this app generates feed stories when users interact with friends’ photos. Hola Leo Messi grew by 157,400 MAU, tab app Welcome for Pages grew by 150,000 MAU, GUESS Watches – Explore the Season by 130,000 MAU and video app FizTube World’s by 115,500 MAU.

All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppData. Stay tuned next week for our look at the top weekly gainers by monthly active users on Monday, the top weekly gainers by daily active users on Wednesday, and the top emerging apps on Friday.