Profile Banners, Calendars, Dropbox, Quizzes, Photos and More on This Week’s Top 20 Emerging Facebook Apps by MAU

A profile banner app, in Spanish, topped the list of our non-game applications growing by monthly active users this week. There were also a few calendar apps, in different languages, the Dropbox app, a few quiz/matchmaking apps and then a few photo apps.

The apps on our list grew from between 152,500 and 698,700 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

Name MAU Gain Gain,%
1.  森の物語 918,372 +698,732 +318%
2.  Banner de perfil en espagnol 596,511 +456,964 +327%
3.  Collapse! Blast 687,358 +315,150 +85%
4.  Besten Freunde 630,201 +251,183 +66%
5.  JackpotJoy Slots 586,438 +233,260 +66%
6.  S.O.S 222,276 +205,699 +1,241%
7.  The A-List 655,254 +201,560 +44%
8.  MonCalendrier 390,747 +193,989 +99%
9. 195,061 +192,839 +8,679%
10.  Deal or No Deal 732,992 +186,056 +34%
11.  1 vs 100 570,538 +179,853 +46%
12.  Dropbox 225,162 +173,343 +335%
13.  ESPN Sports Bar & Grill 259,498 +168,992 +187%
14.  Millionaire Boss 552,297 +160,313 +41%
15.  Together 547,089 +160,158 +41%
16.  MiCalendario 486,337 +158,235 +48%
17.  Top Fifty Photos of Friends 597,447 +157,290 +36%
18.  Peña Nieto – Bienvenidos 498,960 +156,564 +46%
19.  Dare 2 Tag 369,845 +154,242 +72%
20.  Angry Birds 532,349 +152,472 +40%

Banner de perfil en espagnol grew by about 457,000 MAU this week; the app allows a user to place a profile banner on their profile using pre-selected photos. Then there were three calendar-like apps that ask users to invite their friends to use them and receive notifications from particular friends, including: Besten Freunde (German) with 251,200 MAU, MonCalendrier (French) with 194,000 MAU and MiCalendario (Spanish) with 158,200 MAU.

Dropbox’s app grew by 173,300 MAU and takes a user to the website in order to download the app.

The other half of the list consisted of quiz and photo apps. is some sort of Connect app that asks you questions about your friends, then asks you to invite them to the app when you answer. It grew by 192,800 MAU. Together is an app that grew by 160,200 MAU and asks users to choose the best match for a friend from among your other friends, publishing the result to their Wall. Top Fifty Photos of Friends grew by 157,300 MAU and basically lets users rate their friends’ photos and publish them to the stream. Peña Nieto – Bienvenidos grew by 156,600 MAU.

Finally, the most interesting app on our list, Dare 2 Tag, is a branded app from Jordana makeup company. The app grew by 154,300 MAU and asks the user to select a color scheme, then publishes a tagged photo of all their friends, pointing out the ways these people are both special, and how they pertain to certain Jordana beauty products. The app ends up tagging all these people, more than a dozen, in the photo after publishing to the stream.

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.