ChefVille is the No. 9 free Facebook app this week, according to research from AppData. The Scribd app lets users publish, read and share documents with their Facebook friends. The Zynga app lets Facebook users learn how to cook and earn recipes.

Below, we’ve listed the top free Facebook apps of the week. The list links to Inside Network’s research about the individual apps, including historical charts, developer information and download information.

To prepare for Mediabistro’s upcoming Media App Summit on December 3, 2012, we spotlight the top free apps every week–helping our readers discover, enjoy and analyze successful content.

Top Free Facebook Apps of the Week (with Monthly Active Users Count)

1.  The Ville 49,300,000
2.  Yahoo! Social Bar 40,000,000
3.  Texas HoldEm Poker 35,500,000
4.  TripAdvisor™ 32,400,000
5.  Bubble Safari 31,200,000
6.  Instagram 29,100,000
7.  Bing 26,000,000
8.  Microsoft Live 25,800,000
9.  ChefVille 25,500,000
10.  Scribd 22,100,000

More detailed stats are available at AppData Pro, Inside Network’s data service supplying performance data, including historical user data, audience demographics, and company information for developers and applications.