Christmas Apps, Photos, Ustream Live, Horoscopes, Store Locator and More on This Week’s Top 20 Emerging Facebook Apps by MAU

Christmas applications, Connect integration, horoscopes, Page tabs, and photos made up our list this week. The apps on our list grew from between 110,000 and 260,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week.

Top Gainers This Week

1.  Feevo Blaze630,000+260,000+70%
2.  Gem Rush320,000+220,000+220%
3.  Storage Wars: The Game300,000+210,000+233%
4.  9GAG780,000+170,000+28%
5.  lil270,000+170,000+170%
6.  TubeHero650,000+160,000+33%
7.  Voxer Walkie Talkie500,000+160,000+47%
8.  My Christmas Tree 2011590,000+140,408+31%
9.  Merry Christmas | Feliz Navidad170,000+140,000+467%
10.  Big Photo830,000+130,000+19%
11.  Mi árbol de Navidad 2011400,000+130,000+48%
12.  Store Locator800,000+130,000+19%
13.  Fotos Superior280,000+120,000+75%
14.  Static IFRAME Tab : Pin Icon730,000+120,000+20%
15.  Horóscopo do Dia920,000+110,000+14%
16.  Mein Weihnachtsbaum630,000+110,000+21%
17.  Men vs Women240,000+110,000+85%
18.  Slots Farm – Slot Machines620,000+110,000+22%
19.  Ustream Live700,000+110,000+19%
20.  Woobox Custom Tab | Star #2300,000+110,000+58%

The list included a handful of unrelated apps, including comedy Connect app 9GAG with 170,000 MAU, lil an app for an Italian recipe Page with 170,000 MAU, Voxer Walkie Talkie messaging app with 160,000 MAU and Facebook’s Store Locator with 130,000 MAU. Horóscopo do Dia grew by 110,000 MAU, offering users the chance to receive a daily Wall post of their horoscope and generating a ticker story. Then there was Ustream Live with 110,000 MAU.

Christmas apps were already popular. My Christmas Tree 2011 grew by 140,400 MAU and lets users send friends a Christmas tree ornament in a box. Merry Christmas | Feliz Navidad grew by 140,000 MAU and published a photo with a user’s friends as ornaments, tagging them and also publishing a feed story. Mi árbol de Navidad 2011 grew by 130,000 MAU and allows users to send virtual gifts to friends. Mein Weihnachtsbaum grew by 110,000 MAU and lets users send ornaments to their friends. These apps all generated ticker stories.

Two photo apps made the list Big Photo with 130,000 MAU and Fotos Superior with 120,000 MAU. Then two Page tab apps made the list: Static IFRAME Tab : Pin Icon with 120,000 MAU and Woobox Custom Tab | Star #2 with 110,000 MAU.

All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppData. Stay tuned next week for our look at the top weekly gainers by monthly active users on Monday, the top weekly gainers by daily active users on Wednesday, and the top emerging apps on Friday.