The Ville, SimCity Social, Washington Post, YouTube, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

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By Brittany Darwell Comment

Zynga’s The Ville gained the most daily active users this week on our list of top growing Facebook apps by DAU. The developer’s Bubble SafariZynga Slingo and Ruby Blast also made appearances.

The titles below grew between 400,000 and 14.9 million DAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering growth for apps on Facebook.

Top Gainers This Week

Name MAU Gain Gain %
1.  The Ville 38,400,000 +14,900,000   + 63%
2.  SimCity Social 12,200,000 +4,000,000   + 49%
3.  SongPop 12,100,000 +1,400,000   + 13%
4.  Dragon City 8,100,000 +1,400,000   + 25%
5.  Instagram 25,200,000 +900,000   + 4%
6.  Bubble Safari 28,800,000 +800,000   + 3%
7.  Zynga Slingo 13,200,000 +700,000   + 6%
8.  Zoosk 12,700,000 +700,000   + 6%
9.  Washington Post Social Reader 3,300,000 +600,000   + 22%
10.  Diamond Dash 18,300,000 +600,000   + 4%
11.  YouTube 2,300,000 +600,000   + 35%
12.  Ruby Blast 1,900,000 +500,000   + 46%
13.  CSR Racing 2,200,000 +500,000   + 29%
14.  8 Ball Pool 4,200,000 +500,000   + 14%
15.  Spotify 26,000,000 +500,000   + 2%
16.  Keek 650,000 +410,000   + 171%
17.  HTML Page Tab #8 3,200,000 +400,000   + 19%
18.  HTML Page Tab #6 2,900,000 +400,000   + 16%
19.  Static HTML Iframe Tab 3,700,000 +400,000   + 12%
20.  The Sims Social 16,400,000 +400,000   + 3%

EA’s SimCity Social came in at No. 2 and The Sims Social closes our list at No. 20.

No. 9 Washington Post Social Reader is back on the rise after a period of decline when Facebook changed how news reader stories appear in News Feed.

YouTube‘s Facebook integration was No. 11 with a 35 percent increase in DAU likely related Olympic viewing. YouTube is powering livestreaming, replays and highlights for NBC. Many other outlets are updating their YouTube channels with coverage of the games.

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