Etsy, Kickstarter, pages, music, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

Topping our list of emerging applications by monthly active users this week was Etsy, the e-commerce site for vintage and handmade items. There was no common theme among the rest of the apps on our list this week, but a few marketing campaign apps grew enough to be featured here.

We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew from between 20,000 and 220,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook.

Top Gainers This Week

Name MAU Gain Gain,%
1.   Etsy 570,000 +220,000 + 63%
2.   We Heart It 430,000 +120,000 + 39%
3.   Domino’s Artisan Pizzas 2012 520,000 +90,000 + 21%
4.   CNET 150,000 +80,000 + 114%
5.   Kickstarter 160,000 +60,000 + 60%
6.   Eventbrite 200,000 +50,000 + 33%
7.   KAYAK 120,000 +40,000 + 50%
8.   Marvel XP 220,000 +40,000 + 22%
9.   nana10 310,000 +40,000 + 15%
10.   Sorteie.me 840,000 +40,000 + 5%
11.   Sweepstakes 860,000 +40,000 + 5%
12.   好康活動 Hot Deals 330,000 +40,000 + 14%
13.   MapMyRUN.com 300,000 +30,000 + 11%
14.   Nike 410,000 +30,000 + 8%
15.   Offerpop 400,000 +30,000 + 8%
16.   Profile Covers 640,000 +30,000 + 5%
17.   TuneIn Radio 200,000 +30,000 + 18%
18.   Vaseline Men’s 150,000 +30,000 + 25%
19.   Mixcloud 540,000 +20,000 + 4%
20.   PunchTab 130,000 +20,000 + 18%

A group of apps revolved around brands. Domino’s Artisan Pizzas 2012 topped this list, Marvel XP is a Disney website requiting login credentials, Nike and Vaseline Men’s also appeared. Then there were a series of apps designed for page administrators. Sorteie.me in Portuguese, Offerpop and PunchTab offer various tools.

News apps included CNET and the Hebrew app nana10. Pinterest-like site, We Heart It, was second on the list. Other services dependent upon Facebook for distribution purposes, like Kickstarter and Eventbrite made the list, too.

There was a running app, MapMyRUN.com, and a few music-related website apps, TuneIn Radio and Mixcloud.

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.

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