Basketball continued to be a big theme in our list of emerging Facebook applications this week by monthly active users, along with apps featuring videos, Facebook Page promotions, Facebook mobile, friends and Turkish clothing stores.
The list of top 20 emerging apps was compiled based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook and covers apps that grew the most in the past week, ending at between 100,000 and 1 million monthly active users.
Top Gainers This Week
|3.||NBA Legend: Official NBA Game||675,805||+227,006||+51%|
|4.||Galaxy Online II – Most Competitive Strategy Game||917,765||+206,659||+29%|
|5.||Bracket Challenge by Citizen Sports||480,468||+204,048||+74%|
|7.||Dragon Age Legends||382,690||+178,259||+87%|
|14.||101 Oyna (KAMERALI)||620,010||+120,257||+24%|
|17.||Facebook by Snaptu||479,303||+104,311||+28%|
|20.||Video75 Video Ara||889,857||+94,861||+12%|
March Madness continues to influence growing Facebook apps this week with CBSSports.com Brackets growing by 237,400 MAU, NBA Legend: Official NBA Game growing by 227,000 and Bracket Challenge by Citizen Sports by 204,000. Each of these includes some viral news feed element to its use. Finally, ESPN’s Connect application saw 197,600 MAU this week.
Easypromos was an interesting application, too, with 142,100 MAU. The app allows users to add custom promotions to their Facebook Pages with a limited time offer to do so for free for one month. Easypromos offers tiered service plans after that.
Sınırsız Video was one among several Turkish applications this week. Sınırsız Video grew by 129,400 MAU by allowing users to view, share and Like videos. Then there was Video75 Video Ara with 94,900 MAU, which was very similar. Then there was an interesting retail application that appeared to be some sort of sweepstakes for Mutlu Panço, which appeared to be a high-end Turkish children’s clothing store. The Page mentions that the company has more than 70 retail stores in Turkey. The app grew by 102,800 MAU and generates a feed story when you use it.
Other apps this week included the friend.ly Facebook Connect application with 123,700 MAU, Friends Ranking with 109,000 MAU, which allows users to rank the attractiveness of their friends and the mobile Facebook by Snaptu app with 104,300 MAU.