Badoo has now overtaken Zynga’s FarmVille to become the 2nd most popular application on Facebook with over 56 Million MAU (Monthly Active Users).
For the first time in over 12 months, Zynga does not hold the Number 1 and 2 most popular Facebook Apps globally as measured by AppData.com, an independent application traffic tracking service.
The staggering growth of Badoo’s App confirms the rising importance of social networking in the application ecosystem.
Badoo.com is the world’s largest social network for meeting new people nearby with over 110 million users. It is a global, multi-lingual, location-based, “social dating” network, focused on chatting, flirting and meeting new people.
First launched in Spain in 2006, it is now one of the leading social networking sites in France, Italy, Spain and Latin America, used by Guys and Girls in over 180 countries worldwide in 25 languages.
AppData is an independent application traffic tracking service ofInside Network, the first company dedicated to providing business information and market research to the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem. AppData is intended for use by developers, investors, marketers, and analysts interested in tracking app traffic on the Facebook Platform. AppData was founded by Justin Smith in 2008 and is based in Palo Alto, California.