RockYou!’s Hug Me led our list of emerging Facebook applications by monthly active users this week with 41 percent gain.
We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew between 110,000 and 230,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook.
Top Gainers This Week
Several emerging apps were games: No. 2 Diggle, No. 3 Bike Race, No. 5 Vector, No. 6 Wordox, No. 11 JetSet Secrets, No. 13 La Oca PlaySpace, No. 16 CSI: Miami Heat Wave and No. 18 Mobsters: Criminal Empire.
The interactive Facebook Connect experience TakeThisLollipop, which first went viral in October 2011, is experiencing a resurgence likely because of Halloween approaching. The app, which incorporates a user’s profile information for a chilling effect, came in at No. 10 with an additional 120,000 users this week.
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.