Tabs, Heineken, Yahoo, games, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

A number of Tab Builder page applications saw tremendous growth this week and dominated our list of emerging Facebook apps by monthly active users. Heineken, Yahoo, a sweepstakes app and games also made the list. The apps grew from between 240,000 and 880,000 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.  Tab Builder: Document950,000+880,000+ 1,257%
2.  Tab Builder: Basic White740,000+670,000+ 957%
3.  Tab Builder: Badge670,000+610,000+ 1,017%
4.  Yahoo! Pages700,000+560,000+ 400%
5.  Tab Builder: Basic Blue (4)540,000+530,000+ 5,300%
6.  Tab Builder: Basic Blue (3)500,000+480,000+ 2,400%
7.  Draw My Thing970,000+400,000+ 70%
8.  Heineken The Date860,000+380,000+ 79%
9.  Static HTML… [Tenth Tab]1,000,000+360,000+ 56%
10.  Static HTML… [Eleventh Tab]1,000,000+350,000+ 54%
11.  Jewels of the Amazon470,000+330,000+ 236%
12.  Monopoly Millionaires820,000+310,000+ 61%
13.  Tab Builder: Basic Blue (2)310,000+300,000+ 3,000%
14.  Static IFRAME Tab630,000+280,000+ 80%
15.  Sweepstakes790,000+280,000+ 55%
16.  My Family290,000+260,000+ 867%
17.  Hoop De Loop Saga490,000+250,000+ 104%
18.  Hosted iFrame w/ Social Icon880,000+250,000+ 40%
19.  Static IFRAME Tab840,000+250,000+ 42%
20.  Lucky Cruise550,000+240,000+ 77%

A half dozen Tab Builder apps for pages from Hike Social Apps made our list this week. Other static HTML and iFrame apps have been growing quickly as page owners look to customize their presence on Facebook. Sweepstakes by Woobox is another page utility on our list.

Yahoo! Pages, which allows users to Like Yahoo-related pages, saw sharp growth this week after a slow build over the past month. Heineken The Date is an app that allows users to customize a serenade for friends on Facebook and to the stream. Although it has been around for a few months, it grew by 380,000 MAU this week.

Games on the list included: Draw My ThingJewels of the Amazon, Monopoly Millionaires, My FamilyHoop De Loop Saga and Lucky Cruise.

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.