Facebook Game Resources: Analytics

AppData.com (www.appdata.com) is the leading analytics service for Facebook game developers. It tracks monthly and daily active users of any game on the social network and enables you to compare games by title, genre, and developer. You can access some of AppData’s social game data for free, and access the full suite of utilities for a subscription fee.

CROSSREF Read Chapter 3, “Facebook Games: The Users, the Money, and the Major Players,” for guidance on best using the AppData service, especially in my interview with site founder Justin Smith.

Another Facebook game analytics service, recommended by Billy Pidgeon, is Kontangent (which also does analytics for web and mobile games). “Their service has been helpful to many developers,” Pidgeon tells me. For more information, visit www.kontagent.com.

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