Yahoo, Metacafe, birthdays, games, Spoitfy, BranchOut, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

Web integrations, music apps, games, horoscopes and a few other applications made our list of the fastest growing apps by daily active users this week. The titles below grew between 200,000 and 1.9 million DAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering growth for apps on Facebook.

Top Gainers This Week

Name DAU Gain Gain,%
1.   Yahoo! 7,200,000 +1,900,000 + 36%
2.   Metacafe 1,900,000 +1,893,000 + 27,043%
3.   Yahoo! Social Bar 4,800,000 +1,800,000 + 60%
4.   Birthday Calendar 1,400,000 +1,280,000 + 1,067%
5.   Socialcam 1,300,000 +1,080,000 + 491%
6.   Siz.net 1,300,000 +710,000 + 120%
7.   Daily Horoscope 4,400,000 +700,000 + 19%
8.   Microsoft Live 13,000,000 +700,000 + 6%
9.   schoolFeed 4,700,000 +600,000 + 15%
10.   Bing 4,200,000 +400,000 + 11%
11.   Onedate 450,000 +390,000 + 650%
12.   Bubble Witch Saga 6,600,000 +300,000 + 5%
13.   Diamond Dash 4,600,000 +300,000 + 7%
14.   Pandora 1,700,000 +300,000 + 21%
15.   Spotify 5,400,000 +300,000 + 6%
16.   Candy Crush Saga 940,000 +290,000 + 45%
17.   Terra 460,000 +280,000 + 156%
18.   BranchOut 990,000 +220,000 + 29%
19.   Static Iframe Tab 520,000 +200,000 + 63%
20.   Texas HoldEm Poker 7,400,000 +200,000 + 3%

Yahoo! and Yahoo! Social Bar were both very popular, growing by almost 2 million DAU. Social Bar is Yahoo’s Open Graph news reader, whereas Yahoo is simply Facebook login for the main site and other services. Website integrations from Metacafe, Siz.net and Terra have been on our lists frequently. These apps tend to leverage Open Graph sharing techniques. Music apps Pandora and Spotify grew by the same amount, 300,000 DAU, as did the most popular game on our list, Bubble Witch Saga.

A popular app for creating customized birthday calendars of your friends, Birthday Calendar, grew considerably. Mobile video app Socialcam grew by more than 1 million DAU. The Microsoft Live login app was popular, along with Bing’s search integration. The rest of the list included a horoscope app, school networking app, dating app, and professional networking tool, BranchOut.

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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