Zynga games, SongPop, social readers, Bing, Shazam and more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

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By Brittany Darwell Comment

The Ville leads our list of the fastest growing Facebook applications by monthly active users this week with 11 percent gain that pushed the game past 60 million MAU.

Titles on our list gained the most MAU of any apps on the platform, growing from between 900,000 and 15.7 million MAU, based on our AppData tracking service.

Top Gainers This Week

Name MAU Gain Gain %
1.  The Ville 60,600,000 +5,900,000 + 11%
2.  SongPop 15,800,000 +1,200,000 + 8%
3.  Washington Post Social Reader 5,800,000 +1,100,000 + 23%
4.  Yahoo! Social Bar 38,700,000 +1,000,000 + 3%
5.  Bing 26,100,000 +1,000,000 + 4%
6.  Instagram 27,500,000 +800,000 + 3%
7.  Shazam 3,000,000 +700,000 + 30%
8.  Dragon City 10,600,000 +600,000 + 6%
9.  Zoosk 14,600,000 +600,000 + 4%
10.  Bubble Safari 30,900,000 +500,000 + 2%
11.  Texas HoldEm Poker 36,400,000 +500,000 + 1%
12.  Causes 2,800,000 +500,000 + 22%
13.  Ruby Blast 2,900,000 +400,000 + 16%
14.  schoolFeed 16,400,000 +400,000 + 3%
15.  Zynga Bingo 7,200,000 +400,000 + 6%
16.  Pinterest 16,300,000 +400,000 + 3%
17.  MeetMe 1,700,000 +400,000 + 31%
18.  Rotfltube 550,000 +340,000 + 162%
19.  ChefVille 540,000 +340,000 + 170%
20.  Tab Builder: Like 1,400,000 +300,000 + 27%

 

No. 2 SongPop is approaching 16 million MAU for its cross-platform name-that-tune app.

News apps, No. 3 Washington Post Social Reader and No. 4 Yahoo! Social Bar, are benefitting from Facebook’s more prominent trending articles module.

No.5 Bing and No. 6 Instagram continue to grow steadily.

Music app Shazam came in at No. 7 with 30 percent gain likely related to an iOS update released late last week.

Other Zynga games on the list this week include No. 10 Bubble Safari, No. 11 Texas HoldEm Poker, No. 13 Ruby Blast, No. 15 Zynga Bingo and No. 19 ChefVille.

Video sharing site Rotfltube is a notable app in the top 20 because of its 162 percent growth, likely coming from Open Graph integration that shares users’ viewing activity.

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.

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