January 17, 2011

Badoo.com Breaks Into Top 10 Facebook Apps In The World

Badoo.com Breaks Into Top 10 Facebook Apps In The World To Become Largest Facebook Dating App With Over 17 M Monthly Users

Social Network Badoo climbs up AppData Leaderboard after Massive Xmas 2010 Holiday Season Growth

London, January 12th 2011 

Badoo.com has reached number 9 on AppData’s Application Leaderboard (http://www.appdata.com/), surpassing competitors such as Are YOU Interested? by  SNAP Interactive, Pet Society by Electronics Arts and Quiz Planet by CrowdStar.

Badoo, the largest social network for meeting new people nearby, reached the coveted Top 10 Facebook App leaderboard after seeing massive growth over the Christmas 2010 holiday season and New Year 2011 period. Lloyd Price, Director of Marketing expressed his amazement commenting “The App exploded from 5.1 M  Users mid December 2010 to a phenomenal 17.6 M Users mid January 2011, an incredible 345% increase in less than 4 weeks.”

With its user-base growing by over 300,000 every day and Valentine’s Day now only 1 month away, Badoo’s Dating App doesn’t appear to be slowing down any time soon. Social Media Industry experts have expressed their belief that 28 million monthly active users is very possible bringing more success and a highly desirable Top 5 Facebook App slot. 

About Badoo

Badoo.com is the world’s largest social network for meeting new people nearby with over 96 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.