February 7, 2011

Badoo.com Breaks Into Top 3 Facebook Apps In The World

Badoo.com Jumps To Number 3 Facebook App Globally, Second Only To CityVille & FarmVille from Zynga

London, February 8th 2011

Badoo.com has reached number 3 on AppData’s Application Leaderboard (www.appdata.com), surpassing all Non Game based Facebook Applications across the World for the first time.

Badoo.com, the largest Social Network for Meeting New People Nearby, reached the coveted Number 3 Facebook App after continuing to see explosive growth in January & February 2011. Lloyd Price, Director of Marketing commented “The App exploded from 5.1 M  Users mid December 2010 to a phenomenal 17.6 M Users mid January 2011 and has continued to grow to an amazing 38.4 million users in February 2011, overtaking Texas HoldEm Poker for the first time !”

All of this recent success has also generated a significant amount of user generated content, reviews and interaction, a total of 895,206 people have given the Badoo Facebook App page the Thumbs Up and 97,360 people have left a review generating an average of 4.6 stars out of 5 for the App.

The growth has also highlighted the benefit of Badoo products and services being “cross platform”, available to use on the Web, Mobile and Desktop. Badoo users currently enjoy meeting new guys & girls on the Badoo.com website, using the Desktop Application, iPhone App and Android App. In the future, users will also benefit from a WAP site, Blackberry App and constantly innovating Facebook App.

About Badoo

Badoo.com is the world’s largest social network for meeting new people nearby with over 105 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 dating” sites in France, Italy, Spain and Latin America, used by Guys and Girls in over 180 countries worldwide in 17 languages. To learn more, please go to www.badoo.com

About AppData.com

AppData is an independent application traffic tracking service of Inside 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.