Smarter Than A 5th Grader, Quora, Amazon, Groupon, GifBoom, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

A variety of websites with Facebook logins, as well as games, dominated our list of emerging Facebook apps by monthly active users this week.

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 by between 100,000 and 420,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for apps on Facebook.

Top Gainers This Week

Name MAU Gain Gain,%
1.   Clicker.com 860,000 +420,000 + 95%
2.   Smarter Than A 5th Grader? 560,000 +350,000 + 167%
3.   Super Texas Holdem Poker 410,000 +321,330 + 362%
4.   comments 936,956 +236,956 + 34%
5.   Kindle 630,000 +230,000 + 58%
6.   Wish 950,000 +200,000 + 27%
7.   GifBoom 680,000 +190,000 + 39%
8.   Zynga Bingo 1,000,000 +190,000 + 23%
9.   Jetpack Joyride 240,000 +170,000 + 243%
10.   Rabbids Invasion 540,000 +170,000 + 46%
11.   Quora 360,000 +160,000 + 80%
12.   Groupon 890,000 +150,000 + 20%
13.   GiveMeFootball 360,000 +140,000 + 64%
14.   Break.com 200,000 +120,000 + 150%
15.   House M.D.: Critical Cases 540,000 +110,000 + 26%
16.   Informacje WP.PL 910,000 +110,000 + 14%
17.   Zombie Island 770,000 +110,000 + 17%
18.   Amazon 200,000 +100,000 + 100%
19.   Dragon City 170,000 +100,000 + 143%
20.   GTA – San Andreas 190,000 +100,000 + 111%

No. 1 on our list was Clicker.com, a website which uses Facebook login to provide TV show recommendations based on what users’ friends watch and like. Games were led by Ludia’s Smarter Than A 5th Grader?, which came in at No. 2 overall. There were a mix of other gambling-type and virtual world games on the list, as well.

Kindle’s use of Facebook login pushed the app past 500,000 MAU this week. A social search engine app, Wish, and mobile video effects app, GifBoom, made our list at No. 6 and No. 7, respectively.

Open Graph integrations like those from QuoraBreak.comGiveMeFootball and Polish website Informacje WP.PL continue to grow quickly. Social commerce sites Groupon and Amazon also made the list.

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.

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