Big 3 Social Readers Outperforming Spotify
After F8, most everyone was sure that Spotify would be the dominant Facebook Open Graph app, while most people's reaction to the Washington Post Social Reader was "Cool! Wait, do people actually read the news anymore?"
Apparently, they do! (As long as you count Kardashian and Bieber stories as news.) We did some number crunching this morning, and the big 3 Facebook Social Readers (Yahoo, The Guardian and Wa-Po) are outperforming Spotify 10.7 million downloads to 7.8 downloads.
This doesn't mean that Spotify is underperforming, but rather that the Social Readers are kicking serious ass, and there's big potential there for anyone who wants to push editorial content. Yahoo's stats are above. Here's the rest: