Spotify, Yahoo, Pinterest, games, cards, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

Spotify topped our list of applications growing by daily active users this week. Other popular apps included Open Graph integrations from Pinterest, Yahoo, Grooveshark and Bing. Then there were games, cards, horoscopes, friend quizzes and a tab app.

The titles below grew between 180,000 and 1.7 million DAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering growth for apps on Facebook.

Top Gainers This Week

Name DAU Gain Gain,%
1.   Spotify 5,300,000 +1,700,000 + 47%
2.   Greeting Cards 1,400,000 +1,360,000 + 3,400%
3.   Yahoo! Pages 570,000 +560,000 + 5,600%
4.   Yahoo! 2,100,000 +500,000 + 31%
5.   Pinterest 2,200,000 +400,000 + 22%
6.   Grooveshark 420,000 +310,000 + 282%
7.   Bing 3,800,000 +300,000 + 9%
8.   Words With Friends 8,900,000 +300,000 + 3%
9.   Birthday Cards 360,000 +240,000 + 200%
10.   21 questions 790,000 +200,000 + 34%
11.   Between You and Me 400,000 +200,000 + 100%
12.   Bubble Witch Saga 4,900,000 +200,000 + 4%
13.   Daily Horoscope 5,000,000 +200,000 + 4%
14.   Diamond Dash 4,200,000 +200,000 + 8%
15.   MyCalendar – Birthdays 2,300,000 +200,000 + 10%
16.   schoolFeed 1,900,000 +200,000 + 12%
17.   Scramble with Friends 1,800,000 +200,000 + 13%
18.   Static Iframe Tab 2,000,000 +200,000 + 18%
19.   Texas HoldEm Poker 6,900,000 +200,000 + 1%
20.   Ninja Saga 740,000 +180,000 + 32%

Spotify grew by more than 1 million DAU; the app generates feed and Ticker stories every time it’s used. Other Open Graph apps that automatically generate stories included: Yahoo, Pinterest, Grooveshark and Bing.

The greeting card applications on the list all work similarly: the apps offer users the chance to be reminded of friends’ birthdays or a personalized calendar of birthdays. Daily Horoscope offers users a daily post, offers a pop-up of reminders for users’ friends birthdays, and then asks users to share the app with friends.

21 questions and Between You and Me are quiz apps that generate feed and ticker stories. Finally there was schoolFeed, which creates an interface on Facebook that highlights high school friends. Games that made the list ranged from Words With Friends and Bubble Witch Saga to Texas HoldEm Poker and Ninja Saga.

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

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