Page Tabs, Yahoo, The Guardian, WaPo Reader, Scribd and More on This Week’s Top 20 Growing Facebook Apps by MAU

Page tab and news applications were popular on our list of the 20 fastest growing Facebook apps by monthly active users. There was a mixed bag of other apps, including: Skype, Scribd,Yahoo, a photo app and a horror app.

The titles on our list gained the most MAU of any apps on the platform, growing from between 500,000 and 8.4 million MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook.

Top Gainers This Week

1.  Static HTML: iframe tabs69,900,000+8,400,000+14%
2.  Static Iframe Tab24,600,000+7,000,000+40%
3.  Yahoo!5,400,000+2,000,000+65%
4.  Mafia Wars 216,700,000+1,500,000+10%
5.  FarmVille30,200,000+1,400,000+5%
6.  TakeThisLollipop9,900,000+1,400,000+17%
7.  Facebook Messenger for Android10,900,000+1,200,000+13%
8.  Ravenskye City7,100,000+1,000,000+17%
9.  21 questions8,600,000+900,000+12%
10.  Scribd13,100,000+900,000+7%
11.  Skype8,200,000+800,000+11%
12.  The Guardian2,500,000+800,000+47%
13.  Washington Post Social Reader1,800,000+750,000+79%
14.  Pagemodo Custom Welcome Tab9,700,000+700,000+8%
15.  ShareAndTell.com1,400,000+620,000+79%
16.  Bubble Witch Saga7,200,000+500,000+8%
17.  Hosted iFrame2,600,000+500,000+24%
18.  iframe static html tab app for Pages1,800,000+500,000+38%
19.  Mis Fotos2,500,000+500,000+25%
20.  Rotten Tomatoes3,000,000+500,000+20%

Topping our list were a pair of Page tab apps, there were three more on the rest of the list this week. Static HTML: iframe tabs grew by 8.4 million MAU, Static Iframe Tab by 7 million MAU, Pagemodo Custom Welcome Tab by 700,000 MAU, Hosted iFrame by 500,000 MAU and iframe static html tab app for Pages by 500,000 MAU.

The news apps we mentioned included The Guardian with 800,000 MAU and Washington Post Social Reader with 750,000 MAU. The app, with 620,000 MAU this week, is a website within an iframe on Facebook and Rotten Tomatoes’ Connect integration grew by 500,000 MAU.

A few apps hit over 1 million MAU, including Yahoo’s 2 million MAU, the personalized horror movie Connect integration TakeThisLollipop with 1.4 million MAU and Facebook Messenger for Android with 1.2 million MAU. The quiz app that publishes copious feed stories, 21 questions, grew by 900,000 MAU. Scribd grew by 900,000 MAU, Skype grew by 800,000 MAU and Mis Fotos grew by 500,000 MAU, this app present users with a photo gallery of their friends’ photos, allowing them to Like or save them.

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.