Etsy, Kickstarter, pages, music, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

Topping our list of emerging applications by monthly active users this week was Etsy, the e-commerce site for vintage and handmade items. There was no common theme among the rest of the apps on our list this week, but a few marketing campaign apps grew enough to be featured here.

We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew from between 20,000 and 220,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook.

Top Gainers This Week

1.   Etsy570,000+220,000+ 63%
2.   We Heart It430,000+120,000+ 39%
3.   Domino’s Artisan Pizzas 2012520,000+90,000+ 21%
4.   CNET150,000+80,000+ 114%
5.   Kickstarter160,000+60,000+ 60%
6.   Eventbrite200,000+50,000+ 33%
7.   KAYAK120,000+40,000+ 50%
8.   Marvel XP220,000+40,000+ 22%
9.   nana10310,000+40,000+ 15%
10.   Sorteie.me840,000+40,000+ 5%
11.   Sweepstakes860,000+40,000+ 5%
12.   好康活動 Hot Deals330,000+40,000+ 14%
13.   MapMyRUN.com300,000+30,000+ 11%
14.   Nike410,000+30,000+ 8%
15.   Offerpop400,000+30,000+ 8%
16.   Profile Covers640,000+30,000+ 5%
17.   TuneIn Radio200,000+30,000+ 18%
18.   Vaseline Men’s150,000+30,000+ 25%
19.   Mixcloud540,000+20,000+ 4%
20.   PunchTab130,000+20,000+ 18%

A group of apps revolved around brands. Domino’s Artisan Pizzas 2012 topped this list, Marvel XP is a Disney website requiting login credentials, Nike and Vaseline Men’s also appeared. Then there were a series of apps designed for page administrators. in Portuguese, Offerpop and PunchTab offer various tools.

News apps included CNET and the Hebrew app nana10. Pinterest-like site, We Heart It, was second on the list. Other services dependent upon Facebook for distribution purposes, like Kickstarter and Eventbrite made the list, too.

There was a running app,, and a few music-related website apps, TuneIn Radio and Mixcloud.

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.