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. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Boston Social Media App Developers

  • 1
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Boston MA

    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.

    Clients
    LOLA
    LevelUp
    Tile
    Code Climate
    Industries
    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

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  • 2
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Boston MA

    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.

    Clients
    Sika
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Harvard University
    Wasabi
    Industries
    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

  • 3
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    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.

    Clients
    Intel
    Nikon
    Samsung
    T Mobile
    Industries
    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

  • 4
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Rutland MA

    Scopic is a software development and creative digital marketing company from Boston. Founded in 2006, their team consists of over 280 developers, designers, and marketers from around the world.Their services include web, mobile, and desktop development, as well as digital marketing services such as SEO, content marketing, and social media marketing.

    Clients
    RokketMed
    GorillaWorkout
    Teamly
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Scopic’s team enhanced a woodworking software firm's overall online presence through careful evaluation of the company’s target audience. They created search engine optimized social media profiles, design templates, and produced consistent and effective social media posts. The team managed to grow the client's Instagram profile to 7,000 followers, resulting in higher engagement rates.

    “They have the tools necessary to communicate and manage a multi-person project team...Truly professional.” –  Founder and CEO, Woodworking Software Firm

  • 5
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Marblehead MA

    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.

    Clients
    Blue Point Brewing Company
    Scorebook Live
    FreshAir Sensors
    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

  • 6
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Boston MA

    Alphonic Network Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a full-stack mobile application and web development company. Founded in 2013, Alphonic Network Solutions Pvt. Ltd. currently has more than 40 employees based in Jaipur, India. They have experience in mobile app development, web app development, e-commerce, mobile gaming, online forms, database integration, and web design.

    Clients
    Bungabox
    Rajasthan Patrika
    Songdekho
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Alphonic Network Solutions Pvt. Ltd. created an educational platform, including a web app and Android app for an educational company. The platform has grown from a search engine to incorporate additional features like test preparation and higher education discovery.

    "They’re the best fit for us because they do everything on time. They’ve fulfilled all of our requirements. They have done all the changes and quality analysis work. This is why I’ve been with them for the last three years." - CEO, Educational Company

  • 7
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    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.  

    Clients
    Mr. Jump
    Chuck the Muck
    Neeko
    Complete
    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

  • 8
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Cambridge MA

    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.

    Clients
    Adidas
    Hilton
    Kayak
    MIT
    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

  • 9
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    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.

    Clients
    CDLlife
    University of Notre Dame
    Little Hoots
    Industries
    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

  • 10
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Providence RI

    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.

    Clients
    Nikki Associates
    BBA Aviation
    Fairway Mortgage
    Industries
    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

  • 11
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Zero Negative is a web and mobile app development firm based in Boston. Founded in 2014, their small team of 8 focuses on providing a boutique experience to clients seeking tailored web, creative, and mobile solutions.

    Clients
    Mercedes-Benz
    KFC
    Vodafone Foundation
    United Nations Development Programme
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Zero Negative developed a website, brand logo, and style guidelines for a drug development company. The new website elicited favorable responses from shareholders and accomplished the goal of effectively portraying the client's innovative nature. 

    "Zero Negative provided a timeline of deliverables and those timelines were met. They kept us up-to-date on the progress and interfaced professionally when client requests were made." – Vice President, Biotechnology Company

     

  • 12
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Boston MA
    Intent Solutions Group is a midsize software development company. Based in Boston, Massachusetts; L'viv, Ukraine and Austin, Texas, the company was founded in 2014. Their team provides custom software development, application management & support, mobile app development, application testing, and more.
    Industries
  • 13
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA
    Mobile application development firm Beantown Mobile is located in Boston, Massachusetts. The small firm was launched in 2017. Their services include mobile app development.
  • 14
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Somerville MA
    Billett Inc is a web development firm. They specialize in web development, mobile app development, custom software development, and application management & support and were founded in 2013. Their small team is Somerville, Massachusetts-based.
    Industries
  • 15
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chelmsford MA
    Email marketing company Red Ember Marketing is located in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. The small team offers email marketing, marketing strategy, mobile app development, video production, and more and was founded in 2008.
  • 16
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Boston MA
    Cantina, an user experience design company, is in Boston, Massachusetts. The midsize company was founded in 2007. Their team focuses on ux/ui design, mobile app development, web development, AR/VR development, and more.
    Industries
  • 17
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA
    Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Cap And Cut is a small logo company. Established in 2014, the team specializes in logo, mobile app development, search engine optimization, video production, and more.
  • 18
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA
    Small software development company TripleROI, is located in Boston, Massachusetts. They offer custom software development, mobile app development, web design, web development, and more and were launched in 2014.
    Industries
  • 19
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Worcester MA
    Petricore, Inc., a small software development firm, is based in Worcester, Massachusetts. They offer custom software development, graphic design, mobile app development, AR/VR development, and more and were established in 2015.
    Industries
  • 20
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cranston RI
    Trilix is a software development firm. They specialize in custom software development, IT strategy consulting, business consulting, and mobile app development and were founded in 2017. Their small team is Cranston, Rhode Island-based.
    Industries
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