Thursday, June 6, 2013

The 5 Top Facebook Music Apps

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While Facebook seems increasingly to be an adult network of anyone over age 25, it still has over a billion users worldwide, and a number of them frequently listen to music on the service. The analytics site MetricsMonk determined that the top 10 Facebook music apps have around 74 million active monthly users, which is around 33% more than last year. Here are the top 5:
1. Spotify - 33 million
2. Pandora - 8 million
3. Soundcloud - 7.8
4. Deezer - 7.8 million
5. iHeartRadio - 4 million
The big winner here is Spotify, as it almost doubled its users from last year, while Pandora ominously shed users by more than half. The big trend though, seemed to be towards services like Songza and 8Track that provided more personalized streaming, although none of those services even remotely challenges Spotify at this time.

That said, the latest numbers (as of May 1, 2013) state that there are over 1.13 billion active monthly users of Facebook. If less than a tenth of them get their music through the service, then these numbers may not be anything to get excited about. Yes, they're increasing, but there doesn't seem to be a challenge to the standalone streaming services by Facebook in the cards anytime soon.
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1 comment:

Chris Jerico said...

Thanks, it is very helpful for my new music app.
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