Send Gift Takes Over This Week's Fastest Growing Apps

This week, the trend of sending virtual gifts finally reaches a top spot, video applications begin a takeover, and we bring you all the latest updates on how the past week has treated our weekly growth leaderboard.

Our fastest growing apps countdown continues it wayward ways once again. This week, the trend of sending virtual gifts finally reaches a top spot, video applications begin a takeover, and we bring you all the latest updates on how the past week has treated our weekly growth leaderboard. Take a look at the fastest growing applications countdown, culled from our in-depth application statistics found here.


Name DAU MAU Weekly Growth
1.Send Gift 365,957 2,279,612 1,273,125
2. Sanal Video 1,311,528 2,073,674 1,041,628
3. Monster Galaxy 724,000 11,227,008 1,027,390
4. Diamond Dash 893,199 5,707,732 852,761
5. Zombie Lane 697,117 3,344,384 849,044
6. Zoosk 648,181 8,322,324 783,825
7. Gourmet Ranch 496,895 4,036,576 605,549
8. iframe + Static FBML + Welcome Tab = iwipa 188,403 2,867,470 593,355
9. Friend Buzz 453,744 8,068,122 520,765
10.Wildfire’s iFrames for Pages 122,303 2,276,654 495,691
11. Texas HoldEm Poker 6,740,345 36,306,742 417,956
12. friend.ly 284,323 3,932,462 405,013
13. MyPad for iPad 237,620 900,728 371,462
14. Welcome Tab for Pages 110,889 1,585,096 363,083
15. Müzik Dinle 88,412 357,205 344,470
16. Super Mario Clasic 137,774 1,882,305 341,404
17. Facebook Live 48,913 942,996 335,650
18. VideoPort 79,637 668,549 332,402
19. VEVO for Artists 150,727 2,615,435 325,542
20. Mystery Manor 199,107 1,508,708 313,789

Old And New Connections

The recent spring holidays have had a hand in a virtual gift giving application finally claiming a top spot on our list. Send Gift was propelled to the top this week by the masses; 1,273,125 people sent a loving expression to their Facebook friends. If you prefer to answer questions about those close to you, many have turned to Friend Buzz to keep the trend going strong. Staking out the ninth position this week, the quiz app successfully nabbed a 520,765 increase.

If you are looking for new connections, be it friends or maybe a bit of flirting, Zoosk continues to be a rapidly growing choice among social networkers. The application falls a few places into sixth, but still sees a tremendous 783,825 weekly growth total. Friend.ly rests comfortably in 12th place; an additional 405,013 people started using the interactive app that connects you with potential new friends around the globe.

Video And Music Apps

Video viewing options appear to moving onto our countdown in groups. Sanal Video has a tremendous week as it captures the second spot; 1,041,628 viewers tuned into the Turkish choice. An alternative, also from Turkey, is VideoPort; the application lands just behind Facebook Live with the help of 332,402 new onlookers.

In 17th, Facebook Live offers a number of exclusive clips surrounding the site and some of the hottest happenings; the application had an impressive 335,650 adds. VEVO for Artists finishes the month with a spot on our countdown just behind the previously mentioned options; 325,542 connected last week.

In the world of music, Turkish application Müzik Dinle climbs on to our list for a first appearance. Sitting pretty in the 15th spot, the application had a successful week tallying a 344,470 increase.

Games

On the first half of our list we watch as Monster Galaxy takes a notable leap forward; 1,027,390 gamers on a quest to save the world helped move the application to the third spot on the countdown. Diamond Dash may have been knocked out of first place this week, but still manages to hold on strong in the top five. The gaming app welcomed 852,761 new players.

Following closely behind is popular Digital Chocolate game Zombie Lanes. The application finished the week with a 849,044 weekly growth increase. Playdemic’s Gourmet Ranch also manages to hang tight in the top ten; the game saw a 605,549 player increase.



Publish date: April 29, 2011 https://dev.adweek.com/digital/send-gift-takes-over-this-weeks-fastest-growing-apps/ © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT
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