Quizzes of all sorts were huge on our list of top growing Facebook applications by monthly active users this week. Among them, there were friend quizzes involving photos, statistics, descriptions, questions and more.
Then there were the music apps BandPage and VEVO, dating apps Zoosk and Badoo and a few others, including horoscopes and friend.ly. The apps on our list grew from between 878,600 and 23.3 milliom MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook.
Top Gainers This Week
|1.||Empires & Allies||32,974,509||+23,319,006||+242%|
|6.||BandPage by RootMusic||32,185,941||+2,411,556||+8%|
|8.||VEVO for Artists||8,867,961||+2,320,200||+35%|
|13.||HTML + iframe + FBML = iwipa||10,110,901||+1,292,120||+15%|
|18.||Pieces of Flair||3,442,754||+1,119,251||+48%|
60 Photos is an app that grew by 5.5 million MAU; the app allows users to rate their friend’s Facebook photos, and publishes a feed story each time a positive review is given. Quotes is an app that grew (mostly in the United States and United Kingdom) by more than 5 million MAU by allowing users to answer questions about their friends, posting answers to their Walls. Amor grew by 2.3 million mostly in Mexico, is in Spanish, and is a quiz asking users about their friends, publishing feed stories with answers to their Walls.
Tag Friends is an app that grew in the US and India, by 1.5 million MAU, and allows users to select a descriptive word for their friends, then publishes a feed story. Social Statistics grew in the US by 1.3 million MAU and publishes a feed story with a list of a user’s top friends. Friend Matrix is an app that grew by 1.1 million MAU; the app creates a collage of your Facebook friends, publishing it to the stream. 21 questions grew by 1.1 million MAU and asks users 25 questions about their friends, publishing feed stories with each answer. e-Diagnostics grew by 1.1 million MAU; the app appears to be an IQ test, then at the end of the questions, the app asks users questions about their friends, publishing many feed stories.
Dating apps Badoo and Zoosk grew this week, too. Badoo grew by 3.9 million MAU mostly in Mexico, France and Italy. Zoosk grew by 3.2 million MAU in the US. BandPage by RootMusic grew by 2.4 .million in the US and VEVO for Artists grew by 2.3 million MAU. HTML + iframe + FBML = iwipa grew by 1.2 million MAU; it allows users to build a Page tab using code. My Tab is an app that grew by 878,600 MAU and allows users to build a simple Page tab, asking them to sign up to gain access to more than just text features.
Then there was Daily Horoscope with 1.1 million MAU this week; the app grew all over the place, and gives users the option to post daily to their Wall. Pieces of Flair grew by 1.1 million MAU and tells users it will allow them to describe themselves with buttons, or gift them to friends. Finally, friend.ly grew by 948,700 MAU.
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.