Words With Friends leads this week’s list of fastest-growing Facebook games by DAU

Zynga returns to the top of our list of fastest-growing Facebook games by Daily Active Users this week as Words With Friends adds impressive 1.4 million DAU week-over-week. The game has been growing steadily since November, when it incorporated an ad-based viral mechanic borrowed from its original iOS incarnation, but the game has had a couple of clear boosts in the past few days, gaining users directly after Christmas and New Years.

This week’s top three is rounded out by Wooga’s Diamond Dash, which has seen steady DAU increases since it went cross-platform on iOS with deep Facebook integration in December and King.com’s Bubble Witch Saga, one of three Puzzle Bobble inspired titles from the developer in this week’s chart.

Top gainers this week – Games

NameDAUGainGain,%
1.  Words With Friends7,300,000+1,400,000+ 24%
2.  Bubble Witch Saga3,700,000+300,000+ 9%
3.  Diamond Dash3,300,000+200,000+ 6%
4.  FarmVille7,500,000+200,000+ 3%
5.  Bejeweled Blitz3,000,000+100,000+ 3%
6.  Bubble Island2,200,000+100,000+ 5%
7.  Bubble Saga1,300,000+100,000+ 8%
8.  Games1,700,000+100,000+ 6%
9.  Tetris Battle3,100,000+100,000+ 3%
10.  Texas HoldEm Poker6,400,000+100,000+ 2%
11.  المزرعة السعيدة1,400,000+100,000+ 8%
12.  JackpotJoy Slot Machines430,000+70,000+ 19%
13.  Magic Land630,000+60,000+ 11%
14.  Bayou Blast180,000+50,000+ 38%
15.  Bingo Bash140,000+50,000+ 56%
16.  Pool Live Tour860,000+50,000+ 6%
17.  Best Casino – Free Slots, Bingo, Poker & Blackjack300,000+40,000+ 15%
18.  Pool50,000+40,000+ 400%
19.  Bubbles IQ130,000+30,000+ 30%
20.  Collapse! Blast290,000+30,000+ 12%

All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppData. Stay tuned for our look at the top emerging apps on Friday.

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