Birthdays, Yahoo, BandPage, Causes, Family Tree, TripAdvisor, Pinterest, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

Page tabs, birthday calendars, Connect integrations, musicians’ apps, Causes, Family Tree, TripAdvisor, schoolFeed and Pinterest made up our list of the fastest growing Facebook applications by monthly active users this week. The titles on our list gained the most MAU of any apps on the platform, growing from between 500,000 and 4.3 million MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook.

Top Gainers This Week

Name MAU Gain Gain,%
1.  Static Iframe Tab 29,700,000 +4,300,000 + 17%
2.  Static HTML: iframe tabs 63,400,000 +4,100,000 + 7%
3.  Birthday Calendar 3,200,000 +2,710,000 + 553%
4.  Hidden Chronicles 1,300,000 +1,170,000 + 900%
5.  Yahoo! 11,800,000 +1,100,000 + 10%
6.  BandPage by RootMusic 25,200,000 +1,000,000 + 4%
7.  Static HTML Iframe Tab : Custom Icons 5,300,000 +900,000 + 20%
8.  Causes 6,900,000 +800,000 + 17%
9.  Family Tree 6,000,000 +800,000 + 15%
10.  TripAdvisor™ 13,800,000 +800,000 + 6%
11.  Texas HoldEm Poker 30,000,000 +700,000 + 2%
12.  Words With Friends 17,000,000 +700,000 + 4%
13.  My Calendar 1,600,000 +610,000 + 62%
14.  Pagemodo Custom Welcome Tab 11,700,000 +600,000 + 5%
15.  schoolFeed 4,500,000 +600,000 + 15%
16.  BandRx 7,400,000 +500,000 + 9%
17.  Bubble Witch Saga 11,200,000 +500,000 + 5%
18.  Pinterest 6,000,000 +500,000 + 9%
19.  Tetris Battle 11,200,000 +500,000 + 5%
20.  The Food List Challenge 2,000,000 +500,000 + 33%

A group of page tab applications grew significantly this week. Static Iframe Tab gained 4.3 million MAU, Static HTML: iframe tabs gained 4.1 million MAU, Static HTML Iframe Tab : Custom Icons gained 900,000 MAU and Pagemodo Custom Welcome Tab gained 600,000 MAU.

Calendar applications are also on the rise. American Greetings’ provides greeting cards for users to send to friends for birthdays or other holidays. Their Birthday Calendar app grew by 2.7 million MAU. My Calendar, which asks users to select their friends to invite them to use the app, grew by 610,000 MAU.

BandPage by RootMusic grew by 1 million MAU and BandRx by 500,000 MAU; these two apps allow musicians on Facebook to share their work and market on the platform. Family Tree gained 800,000 MAU, in part because users add members of their family to the app. The Food List Challenge grew 500,000 MAU. The app allows users to take and share a quiz of foods they have tried.

Connect integrations that made our list included Yahoo, which gained 1.1 million MAU, Causes with 800,000 additional MAU, and TripAdvisor, which grew by 800,000 MAU. SchoolFeed, which gained 600,000 MAU, is a Connect app that creates a social network for your high school. Pinterest, a site where users can create and manage theme-based image collections, grew by 500,000 MAU.

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

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2 Responses to “Birthdays, Yahoo, BandPage, Causes, Family Tree, TripAdvisor, Pinterest, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU”

  1. Links, 1.19.12 « The Ancestral Archaeologist says:

    [...] The Family Tree app is in the top 20 of fast-growing Facebook apps, according to Inside Facebook. At No. 9, it’s several spots behind Birthday Calendar but one step [...]

  2. Fab Finds in Genealogy for the Week of 22 January 2012 | 1 Ancestry 2 Little Time says:

    [...] The Family Tree app made the list of the 20 top growing Facebook apps this week. Interestingly, Pinterest was also on the list, which reminded me of Dear Myrtle’s post “Will Pinterest replace Blogs.” If you’re seeking an alternative addiction to the usual genealogy one, Pinterest will take you there, and Dear Myrtle’s post includes links to helpful info on getting started. [...]

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