PicBadges, Mobile, Horoscopes, Cupid and More on This Week’s Top 20 Facebook Apps by DAU

Yahoo topped the list of growing applications by daily active users this week, although PicBadges — which alters your profile photo with a badge — was right behind. A series of Facebook profile quizzes and apps were also popular, as was Cupid, Windows Messenger and a Page tab app. The apps on our list below grew from between 48,200 and 850,900 DAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook.

Top Gainers This Week

1.  Yahoo!10,433,887+850,884+9%
2.  Zoo World943,523+409,825+77%
3.  PicBadges373,026+323,238+649%
4.  Facebook for Every Phone1,405,087+317,534+29%
5.  WhoIsNear?445,248+224,368+102%
6.  Niik174,009+159,706+1,117%
7. Oroscopo del Giorno v2.0196,013+143,214+271%
8.  Astrology3,133,905+138,765+5%
9.  Mynet Çanak Okey582,600+102,100+21%
10.  Daily Horoscope6,078,303+97,793+2%
11.  RewardVille896,786+97,100+12%
12.  Profile Banner396,735+87,159+28%
13.  Cupid468,504+84,097+22%
14.  Windows Live Messenger17,346,083+82,982+0.48%
15.  Slotomania – Slot Machines1,002,317+71,152+8%
16. Collapse! Blast91,869+67,446+276%
17.  The Pokerist club — Texas Poker156,294+60,606+63%
18.  Static HTML: iframe tabs2,174,320+56,326+3%
19.  Gardens of Time3,787,097+53,596+1%
20. Video Alemi180,387+48,156+36%

Yahoo! grew by 850,900 DAU. PicBadges, which grew mostly in the Philippines by 323,200 DAU is an interesting Connect app that adds a badge to your profile photo, then asks you to make that image your profile photo. In the process the app publishes two feed stories and asks you to invite friends to use the app, too.

Snaptu’s Facebook for Every Phone grew by 317,500 DAU. WhoIsNear?, which is like a location app based on the Facebook platform, grew by 224,400 DAU. Niik grew by 174,000 DAU; the app is a friend quiz app that publishes a feed story every time you answer a question about your friend. Finally, another Profile Banner app grew by 87,200 DAU.

Three horoscope apps on the list were popular, each asks users to post daily Wall horoscopes to their profile. Oroscopo del Giorno v2.0 grew by 143,200 DAU, Astrology by 138,800 DAU and Daily Horoscope by 97,800 DAU. Rounding out the list were dating app Cupid grew by 84,100 DAU, Windows Live Messenger grew by about 83,000 DAU, Page tab app Static HTML: iframe tabs grew by 56,300 DAU and video app Video Alemi grew by 48,200 DAU.

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