Hidden Chronicles Is Facebook's Fastest Growing App

Zynga's newest release, Hidden Chronicles, graces the top of our chart this week, followed by tools that help brands create better pages on the social network.

Zynga’s newest release, Hidden Chronicles, graces the top of our chart this week, followed by tools that help brands create better pages on the social network.

Facebook’s Fastest Growing Applications

Name Daily Active Users Monthly Active Users Weekly Growth
1. Hidden Chronicles 7,100,000 19,700,000 8,600,000
2. Static HTML: iframe tabs 5,200,000 84,600,000 7,500,000
3. Static Iframe Tab 2,200,000 47,000,000 6,700,000
4. BandPage by RootMusic 1,700,000 30,000,000 2,400,000
5. MiCalendario – Cumpleaños 1,200,000 13,300,000 2,000,000
6. MyCalendar – Birthdays 2,200,000 24,500,000 1,800,000
7. Hosted iFrame – Main 180,000 1,900,000 1,600,000
8. Static HTML for Pages 320,000 5,000,000 1,400,000
9. Static HTML… [Second Tab] 720,000 9,100,000 1,400,000
10. Pagemodo Custom Welcome Tab 720,000 14,100,000 1,300,000
11. Static HTML Iframe Tab : Custom Icons 340,000 7,800,000 1,300,000
12. Welcome tab app for Pages with TradableBits 1,100,000 16,300,000 1,200,000
13. BandRx 510,000 10,000,000 1,100,000
14. Woobox Custom Tab: Arrow Icon 210,000 5,500,000 1,100,000
15. Static IFRAME Tab : ThumbsUp Icon 670,000 8,800,000 1,000,000
16. Wildfire’s iFrames for Pages 630,000 12,300,000 1,000,000
17. BranchOut 230,000 2,700,000 900,000
18. Pinterest 1,900,000 7,800,000 900,000
19. Static HTML… [Third Tab] 380,000 4,500,000 900,000
20. Mejores Amigos 200,000 1,200,000 830,000


Hidden Chronicles kicks off February on top of the weekly growth leaderboard accruing 8.6 million new players. This Zynga title is rapidly nearing 20 million monthly active users one month after its launch.

Page Tools

Page tools once again hold the majority of the weekly rankings. Static HTML: iframe tabs, from Mensing, is down one spot from last week, with 7.5 million weekly growth putting the tool in second place.

Woobox’s Static Iframe Tab remains in third with a 6.7 million tabs built and view total. Making a noteworthy appearance, Hosted iFrame – Main comes in seventh, witnessing a 1.6 million increase.

In the eighth position, Static HTML for Pages collects a 1.4 million seventh day growth statistic. On its heals, Static HTML… [Second Tab] equates a similar total. Centering itself in the ranks, Pagemodo Custom Welcome Tab ends with a 1.3 million finish.

Static HTML Iframe Tab : Custom Icons loses footing within the countdown, and a 1.3 million weekly growth number leaves it to kickoff the second half of the countdown. Welcome tab app for Pages, from application developer TradableBits, comes in one place behind increasing by 1.2 million tabs and views. Arrow Icon is Woobox’s second application in this week’s chart, and a 1.1 million total ranks it in the 14th spot.

In the 15th and 16th places respectively, Static IFRAME Tab : ThumbsUp Icon and Wildfire’s iFrames for Pages both amass growth totals estimated at 1 million. Static HTML… [Third Tab] comes in 19th with a 900,000 finish.


Continuing to gain momentum, RootMusic’s BandPage application is now in fourth after a 2.4 million week. Falling to 13th, BandRx struggles though producing a consistent 1.1 million growth figure.


Spanish and English alternative calendar applications square off on the countdown. The first ranks in fifth with two million additions, followed by the second one in sixth place, with 1.8 million new Facebook users.


BranchOut, a potential future competitor to LinkedIn, appears as a fastest growing app once more; 900,000 new professionals place it in 17th. Sharing a similar weekly growth increase one spot behind, Pinterest continues to grow at an accelerated rate.


Closing out the countdown with 830,000 additions, Mejores Amigos collects information about those close to you on the social network.

Readers, are you hooked on any of this week’s fastest growing apps?

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