This Week's Facebook Stats: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves

I spent an inconveniently substantial portion of last night trying to clear away gels in one level of King.com's Candy Crush Saga. Knowing that an additional million people are experiencing the same frustration this week makes me feel better.

The King.com/Zynga competition is really starting to heat up, thanks in no small part to the former's excellent mobile implementation of Candy Crush and Bubble Witch Saga. Zynga recently released a mobile version of its Bubble Witch clone, Bubble Safari, which is hopefully much better than its iOS version of Ruby Blast, which has done absolutely nothing to stem the loss of Facebook players.

Of course I am not here to pick sides. I remain completely impartial as King.com prepares to kick Zynga's butt all over Facebook.

Top Facebook Fan Gainers — December 17,2012

Rank Application MAU Change

1. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Candy Crush Saga King.com 22,200,000 +1,116,993

2. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves CityVille 2 30,700,000 +974,920

3. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Pet Rescue Saga King.com 9,300,000 +652,786

4. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Megapolis Social Quantum 1,100,000 +516,461

5. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Dragon City Social Point 16,500,000 +322,363

6. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Top Eleven Be a Football Manager Nordeus 7,300,000 +265,568

7. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Subway Surfers Kiloo Games 5,200,000 +230,230

8. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Pool Live Tour Geewa 10,600,000 +222,440

9. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Ruzzle MAG Interactive 830,000 +148,272

10. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Bike Race 3,200,000 +135,434

Top Facebook Fan Losers — December 17, 2012

Rank Application MAU Change

1. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Ruby Blast Adventures Zynga 10,800,000 -3,502,688

2. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves FarmVille 2 Zynga Inc. 45,700,000 -1,241,651

3. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Bubble Safari Zynga 21,200,000 -1,136,467

4. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Zynga Slingo Zynga 14,900,000 -791,887

5. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves The Ville Zynga 7,600,000 -739,525

6. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves ChefVille Zynga 22,600,000 -655,122

7. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves CityVille Zynga 11,400,000 -653,570

8. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves FarmVille Zynga 16,500,000 -557,526

9. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves SongPop Freshplanet 12,500,000 -431,850

10. This Week's Facebook Winners and Losers: Candy Crush Saga Gets What It Deserves Hidden Chronicles Zynga 6,200,000 -423,933

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