The Best Social Media App Developers in Beantown

Looking for a top social media app developers in Boston?

There are multiple types of social media apps – from social networking (Facebook) to video sharing (TikTok) to photo sharing (Instagram) to bookmarking (Pinterest). Popular social media app development features include a feed, chat and messaging, notifications, and user accounts. User accounts and space to interact with others are must-have features in a social media app because users expect to be able to update a profile picture and share content with friends.

When hiring a social media app development company, consider your budget. Social media app development costs vary depending on if you're working with a developer with a fixed price or hourly rate.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top social media application developers in Boston. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Boston Social Media App Developers

  • 1

    thoughtbot

    Thoughtbot is a web and mobile app development company based in Boston, MA with offices in Austin, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Washington D.C, and London. Since 2003, this 50+ team has delivered empowering digital solutions to enterprise-level and small companies alike.

    Notable Project

    Thoughtbot’s team helped the client develop a custom software solution aimed at enhancing consumer advocacy. With deliverables mostly on the back-end, the client valued the estimable coding skills, rapid completion time, and commitment to quality.

    “They provide a consistent level of service that I haven’t seen from agencies or even our in-house team. Their engineering standards, development standards, and the way that they have that consistently through their team is very impressive.” – Head of Product, Consumer Interest Nonprofit

    Former clients
    LOLA
    LevelUp
    Tile
    Code Climate
    SplitFit
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    20 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Rocket Farm Studios

    Rocket Farm Studios is a mobile app and custom software developer based in Boston, MA. Begun in 2008, their team of 10+ excels in mobile strategy, IoT, and digital product innovation for businesses of all sizes.

    Notable Project

    The team developed an app and matching cloud software for an IoT scent-enabled product. The team demonstrated impressive project management skills, accessibility, and experience through every phase of research, strategy and development.

    "Rocket Farm Studios is an experienced team. They're not an enterprise with a heavy infrastructure and bureaucracy. We were able to deal directly with the founding team, which gave us the comfort that they'll be responsive." – COO, Large Consumer Products Company

    Former clients
    Intel
    Nikon
    Samsung
    T Mobile
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    MITX Award Finalist 2016

  • 3

    ADK Group

    ADK Group is a nation-wide digital product company founded in 2011. Since then, they've grown to more than 100 employees with offices distributed throughout the US, including Boston and Louisville, Ky. Over the last decade, they've designed, built, and launched technology for businesses of all sizes in the health care and medical, education, and financial services industries, among others. With the acquisition of Fresh Tilled Soil, they enhanced the UX/UI team. Services include UX/UI design, custom software development, and web development.

    Notable Project

    ADK Group optimized a government agency's web solution following a platform migration. Following user testing to inform optimal UX/UI decisions, they interviewed end-users, iteratively designed prototypes, and provided UX/UI designs for the solution's module. Internal reviews returned exclusively positive feedback on ADK Group's human-centric designs.

    "The quality of their design-thinking was excellent. They did a stellar job of hearing what the users had to say." — Project Manager, Government Agency

    Former clients
    Sika
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Harvard University
    Wasabi
    Broadridge Financial
    MIT
    Avast
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    36 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Ballast Lane Applications

    Ballast Lane Applications is an app development company founded in 2011 and located in Marblehead, Mass. The team of fewer than 50 employees offers custom software development and mobile app development services. Their clientele comprises mostly small businesses.

    Notable Project

    Ballast Lane Applications worked from redesigned an existing product to develop an iOS and Android mobile app for a moving app business. The team also provided maintenance support. They had strong project management skills, and they did a good job with testing. 

    “They’ve hit all deadlines.” – Founder & CEO, Moving App Business

    Former clients
    Blue Point Brewing Company
    Scorebook Live
    FreshAir Sensors
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place MARBLEHEAD, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Uhray

    Uhray is a software development house based in Kansas City. Founded in 2014, their team of around 40 services midmarket and small business clients. They focus primarily on custom software development, mobile app development, and web development.

    Notable Project

    Uhray became the in-house development team for an ad firm. They handled smaller projects, like integrating Google AdSense, as well as larger projects, like fully creating a mobile app and custom CRM.

    "Overall, I have been very happy with the level of service that Uhray has provided me with.  The results they deliver to me have allowed me to grow my company substantially over the years and as a result of my work with them, they grow in unison." — President, Logistics Media Company

    Former clients
    CDLlife
    University of Notre Dame
    Little Hoots
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Intrepid (acquired by Accenture)

    Intrepid is a full-service web and mobile development firm based in Cambridge, MA with an office in New York, NY. Started in 2010, the 120+ team specializes in UI/UX design, product strategy, and digital product development.

    Notable Project

    Intrepid helped the client pioneer the first-ever computer-aided design program for mobile across both Android and iOS. The team’s expertise, transparency, and professional accomplishment were praised.

    "Intrepid was able to provide highly-skilled developers for Android and iOS, as well as mobile interface designers. This allowed us to scale up much more quickly than we would have been able to otherwise." – Vice President of R&D, CAD Design Solution Firm

    Former clients
    Adidas
    Hilton
    Kayak
    MIT
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Cambridge, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 in 2017: #796 , Inc. 5000 in 2016: #627

  • 7

    PreApps

    PreApps is the premier App Marketing Agency based in Boston, MA. Over the past 8 years, PreApps has helped 3,250 app creators launch and market their app to achieve Millions of downloads and Sales.  

    Notable Project

    PreApps worked on mobile app marketing for a gaming studio. They created and a multipronged marketing strategy to highlight a gaming app for iOS, conducted keyword research, and prepared gameplay graphics. The client was impressed with the results of the project. 

    “We launched our first game before Christmas and received over 100 mentions. This helped us reach more than 5,000 installations, which made us happy.” – CEO, Gaming Studio

    Former clients
    Mr. Jump
    Chuck the Muck
    Neeko
    Complete
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.7
    4.7
    16 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Asterism Infosoft Pvt Ltd

    Asterism Infosoft Pvt Ltd is a development company that was founded in 2015. The 5-person team is headquartered in Gandhinagar, India, with offices in Sydney; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and Toronto. The team develops mobile apps, e-commerce solutions, and websites to small businesses in the transportation, GPS & navigation, and e-commerce industries.

    Notable Project

    Asterism Infosoft Pvt Ltd built a custom mobile app for a luxury car rental company. They created a demo to start with before building the full app. The solution launched and awaits feedback from users. 

    "They are a small team with vast knowledge." – Director, Luxury Car Rental Company

    Former clients
    OfficeEarth
    Alalijuice
    peepshowproduktions
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    DataGenius Technologies LLC

    DataGenius Software Labs Ltd is a mobile app development agency founded in 2013 with a team of 4. They are headquartered in Providence, R.I., and have offices in Burnside, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia. The company specializes in mobile app development, artificial intelligence, and web development for small and midmarket firms. Their artificial intelligence services focus on machine learning and natural language processing.

    Notable Project

    DataGenius Software Labs Ltd currently handles the UI updates and changes of a telecom company. DataGenius Software Labs Ltd developed mainly using PHP 5.6 and various Adobe software. 

    "DataGenius has helped us meet our customer's needs and able to customize to help with our growth in this sector." - President, Telecom Company

    Former clients
    Nikki Associates
    BBA Aviation
    Fairway Mortgage
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Providence, RI
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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