Horoscopes and luck were among the top applications on our list of apps growing by daily active users this week, followed by the dating app Zoosk, quiz app Friend Buzz, a group of mobile apps, and a Turkish video app. The apps on our list below grew from between 70,700 and 1 million DAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook.
Top Gainers This Week
|2.||Your Luck [daily]||599,423||+562,922||+1,542%|
|4.||Empires & Allies||6,831,823||+358,651||+6%|
|7.||Windows Live Messenger||16,490,368||+194,150||+1%|
|10.||FBML Tab Maker||380,990||+166,912||+78%|
|11.||Facebook for Every Phone||469,723||+160,383||+52%|
|12.||Gardens of Time||3,067,611||+141,540||+5%|
|13.||Static HTML: iframe tabs||1,500,251||+128,339||+9%|
|20.||Slotomania – Slot Machines||789,603||+70,730||+10%|
Daily Horoscope is an app that grew by more than 1 million DAU this week, like a similar app Astrology with 188,900 DAU, daily Walls posts with a user’s horoscope does make a big dent in a user’s news feed to encourage virality. Your Luck [daily] uses a similar tactic, growing by 562,900 DAU, except that it publishes a luck percentage instead of a horoscope.
Other apps that fell outside of a set category were Zoosk with 427,500 DAU, Friend Buzz with 205,300 DAU — this latter app is a quiz app that posts feed stories to the Walls of friends when a user answers questions about them. The Turkish video app on our list this week grew by 74,800 DAU, Video Yeri.
Mobile-related apps included ibibo.com with 310,600 DAU, which allows users to select from a variety of games for otheir phones. Facebook for Every Phone from Snaptu grew by 160,400 DAU and promises to allow them to download a Facebook app for their phone. The iPad flipboard grew by 89,500 DAU and allows users to view social media information in a magazine-style layout. Finally, HTC Sense grew by 87,800 DAU.
All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppData. Stay tuned for our look at the top emerging apps on Friday.