Looking for a top social media app developers in Los Angeles?

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 Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles Social Media App Developers

  • 1
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    STRV is a software design & engineering team of 200+ experts working out of Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Prague. Founded in 2004, the company provides app and web development, UX/UI, web design and app testing via full product delivery and team augmentation engagements. Delivering 70+ apps annually, they work with clients big and small from industries including financial services, e-commerce and education.
     

    Clients
    Microsoft
    The Athletic
    ClassDojo
    Hallmark
    Industries
    Notable Project

    From minimum viable product (MVP) to finished product, STRV developed a smart fragrance app for iOS and Android. The product engaged users and immediately stood out on the market, while the team’s speed, efficiency, and comprehensive expertise impressed the client during the entire cooperation.

    “It’s been impressive for us to work with STRV because they’ve been able to problem-solve different aspects that had never been touched or done before in this industry. It’s rewarding to work with an incredible team of smart people who can solve problems that don’t exist yet.” – Co-Founder & CMO, Fragrance App
     

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    CitrusBits is a mobile app development company based in Los Angeles, CA and founded in 2005. The team of nearly 60 employees is passionate about creating mobile technology and responsive mobile content for all businesses.

    Clients
    Burger King
    Quiksilver
    J&J
    DuPont
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CitrusBits designed a virtual vision board app for a company. The company provided the design elements, and CitrusBits focused on the technical aspect. The client said CitrusBits was extremely proactive. The app has received great reviews and engagement is increasing.

    “Citrusbits was the only company that was willing to take on the challenge. Many companies said the subliminal aspect of the app was impossible. CitrusBits said, ‘We can make it happen,’ and they did.” – Owner, App

  • 3
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Manhattan Beach CA

    Fisherman Labs is a 10+ web and mobile app development firm specializing in AR/VR and emerging technologies. Based in Los Angeles and with an office in Frisco, TX, they’ve been creating bespoke digital solutions for leading brands since 2014.

    Clients
    Walmart
    Cartoon Network
    Fox
    OMD
    Notable Project

    Fisherman Labs helped create a mobile and web-based app that employed AR face-morphing technology that transformed the user images into shareable GIFs. Despite a limited budget and timeline, the team enabled client success with their expertise, proactivity, and resourcefulness.

    “They knew every system inside and out and compensated wherever the marketplace yielded a lack of technological capability.” – Associate Manager, Creative Media Agency

  • 4
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Newport Beach CA

    Saritasa is a full-source software development firm based in Newport Beach, Calif. With additional offices in New York City, Russia, and Vietnam. They were founded in 2005 and employ a team of about 90 who provide custom software, web, mobile, IoT, and AR/VR development for mostly mid-sized businesses.

    Clients
    iHeartMedia
    BJ's Restaurant Brewhouse
    Yamaha
    Toyota
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A sporting goods brand partnered with Saritasa to develop a web application to manage hundreds of professional contracts with minor and major league baseball players. They had a system in place, but it was outdated. The new solution kept valuable features from the legacy platform, then integrated more responsive functionalities. Saritasa consistently showed patience and strong technical skills.

    “They were patient with me trying to explain features I wanted, or trying to understand different technical aspects of the project.” – Vice President, Sporting Goods Firm

  • 5
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Beverly Hills CA

    Swenson He is a mobile app development company headquartered in Marina del Rey, CA. Founded by two MIT alumni, the team of now 20+ engineers specializes in mobile app development and UX/UI design for iOS, Android, and hybrid mobile platforms.

    Clients
    simplehuman
    Stanford Medicine
    Power Music
    Breaker
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Swenson He developed a second app for the founder of a company. This app offers social media video sharing and is geared toward the entertainment industry. The iOS app was a success, and Swenson He plans to tackle an Android app for the founder in 2018. The project also included product design, architecture, and marketing.

    “They [Swenson He] made it apparent, even before we started with them, that they wouldn’t work on just any project. They showed deep interest in what we were working on and that passion has only grown.” – Founder, Entertainment Industry Apps

  • 6
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Irvine CA

    MEDL Mobile is a mobile and wearable app developer established in 2008 and based in Fountain Valley, CA. The 10+ staff is comprised of veteran strategists, serial entrepreneurs, and big idea enthusiasts who share a love for code.

    Clients
    Disney
    Taco Bell
    Monster.com
    Teleflora
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MEDL Mobile developed an iOS app to inform and engage patients about their specific health conditions. Integrating their robust code with the hospital servers was no challenge, and overall, the client complimented the team’s flexibility and quality deliverables.

    “MEDL Mobile performed very well overall. I found them to be extremely professional. They provided high-quality work, and they were flexible.” – Director of Health Services, Medical Center

  • 7
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Irvine CA

    Naked Development is a mobile app development company based in Irvine, Calif. Founded in 2017, their team of 6 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development.  

    Clients
    Bank of America
    Wells Fargo
    Transamerica
    Hyundai
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Naked Development built an iOS and Android app for a social media crowdsourcing app. They provided full services for the client, engaging in marketing, website development, social media outreach, and content creation. The client appreciated their ability to listen and understand different ideas.

    “We ultimately started doing business with them because of the personal understanding they achieved by listening.” – CEO, Social Media Crowdsourcing App

  • 8
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Newport Beach CA

    Wve Labs is an end-to-end mobile and web app company based in Los Angeles with offices in Chicago, Dallas, and New York. Founded in 2015, this 50+ firm welcomes projects of any scope and difficulty.

    Clients
    Sony Entertainment
    Honda
    Maui Jim
    Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wve Labs started by creating a customer portal on the client’s website, then developed an app that integrated Apple Pay. The app increased the client’s sales and drew praise from users, earning the team recognition for their timeliness, customer-centric approach, and innovative product.

    “Everyone was on the same page about everything, which is extremely efficient from our end.” – Marketing & IT Director, Electronics Manufacturer

  • 9
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Goji Labs is a web and mobile app development company based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2014, they have a team of about 30 that helps launch products in numerous industries ranging from business services to education. They provide product strategy, UX/UI design, mobile app, web, and IoT development services to various clients including startups, corporations, and nonprofits.

    Clients
    World Health Organization
    World Wildlife Fund
    USC
    UCLA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Goji Labs designed, developed, and launched a custom CRM application for a nonprofit organization. The platform tracks engagement and enrollment for thousands of students in need. Goji Labs delivered a solution that is central to providing students with the services they require.

    "It was a really tight timeline and this was a huge project. They really helped us streamline some processes which saved staff a lot of time. We can now track all the things online instead which has been tremendously helpful and useful. That has been pretty amazing." – Director of Programs, Nonprofit Organization

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    L+R is an international design & technology studio and boutique strategy consulting firm founded in Brooklyn, New York City in 2012. The firm is made up of 25 skilled strategy, design and technology consultants, specializing in brand identity systems, go-to-market strategy consulting, technology strategy, UX/UI design, and next-generation mobile application development. They have offices in Brooklyn, Barcelona, Los Angeles and Milan and work with middle-market and Fortune 500 clients.

    Clients
    Amazon Web Services
    The Estée Lauder Companies
    Hilton Worldwide
    Louis Vuitton
    Notable Project

    L+R developed a brand identity system, led software engineering, and executed a go-to-market strategy to facilitate a unique tenant engagement platform leveraging advanced mobile technologies and humanist principles. The team identified brand values, designed UX/UI and built a mobile application. The strategic initiative created new opportunities for the company's key stakeholders and garnered achievements as an industry-leading platform.

    "Thanks to the reliable and creative support provided by the L+R team, the company was able to hit all of their milestones for the year 2020." – Real Estate Company

  • 11
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Santa Monica CA

    ClearSummit is a mobile app, web development, and custom software engineering firm founded in 2014. Based in Virginia and Los Angeles, the 22-member team specializes in building digital products. They primarily serve funded startups and corporate clients.

    Clients
    Belkin
    USAutoParts
    City of Richmond
    AvePoint
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ClearSummit designed, developed, and now provides ongoing support for a B2B software platform's main application offering. The solution is written in Python & React and contains user type-specific features.

    "Users continue to join the application, and we’ve received positive feedback on it. Their work is very high quality." – CEO, B2B Software Platform

  • 12
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Founded in 2005, Invemo is a tech company headquartered in Santa Monica with another location in IST, Turkey. Their team of 4 provide mobile app development, UX/UI design, IT strategy, and app modernization services to clients.

    Clients
    Invemo created innovative solutions for Philips
    Samsung
    SAP
    Vodafone
    Notable Project

    Invemo partnered with a media academic school within a university to create native apps for both iOS and Android smart phones and tablets. They provide the client with design and development for the client. The project was successful and the students were turning in their homework 50% more than before the apps. 

    “Invemo changed our image into that of an innovative university that teaches new media courses in a real new media environment.There were many other people in the university who had huge demands from Invemo and they coordinated all of them very well.” –– Former Head, Media Academics School

     

  • 13
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    PhD Labs is a web and mobile app development company from Irvine, CA. The team of 10+ has been overcoming business challenges and driving results with digital solutions since 1998.

    Clients
    Bank of America
    Red Cross
    Henkel International
    Experian Interactive
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PhD Labs redesigned the client’s website user interface (UI) and developed a responsive UI design for tablet users. From concept to attractive finished product, the team encouraged an open dialogue that resulted in total success.

    “They have a solid UI/UX team that brings innovative ideas to the table and delivers on promises and expectations.” – Sr. Product Manager, Cloud Service Firm

  • 14
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Irvine CA

    Product design company Topflight Apps is based in Irvine, Calif. with a second location in Las Vegas. Since 2015, their team of 17 has specialized in mobile app development, web development, UX/UI design, and more. They work for small and midmarket businesses alike in the healthcare, ecommerce, consumer products, and financial industries.

    Clients
    Kitchen Wizard
    GoWell
    Ava Progressive
    MentorLinkConnection
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Topflight Apps developed an online math learning platform. The platform utilizes various curricula to help students learn basic math, facts, and information. The app–equipped for students, parents, and teachers–tracks progress in the subject, meeting all of the client's requirements. 

    "The web app has been live for about a month, and we are finding that people and schools want to buy it and use it. The fact that it exists and it works and people are buying it is promising." – Founder, Online Math Learning Platform

  • 15
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Ripe Media is a full-service digital agency based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2003, the small team of six specializes in web design, app development, and design to create interactive and digital products for their clients. 

    Clients
    USC
    Santa Barbara Foundation
    Global Foodbanking Network
    Toyota/Lexus
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A food bank organization hired Ripe Media to redesign their website and update their brand. Ripe designed a new look for their website and created email templates for them to use for outreach. The organization felt that Ripe Media took the time to understand the underlying goals and objectives that motivated the project. 

    "They’re invested in our company and understood what we needed in order to develop a customized look and feel for us. Good was never enough for them; they wanted the end product to be perfect, and they were genuinely interested in our success." – President & CEO, Food Bank Organization

  • 16
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Walnut CA

    Owebest Technologies is a Custom Software and Mobile App Development company with Development Centre in Jaipur, India, and has sales offices in the USA, Canada & Dubai. Since its official inception in 2016, they have successfully delivered more than 1100 Projects with a team of 85+ technical professionals. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Owebest Technologies developed a full-featured custom software platform for their cryptocurrency client to engage with their investors. They designed the product based on their client’s need for security, ethical practices, and ease of use. This resulted in positive feedback and a glowing recommendation.

    "Owebest Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a sincere team. They stick to the job until they finish all the work. If they find any small issues, they solve them proactively. I appreciate that they follow my lead instead of me having to track them." –Project Manager, Cryptocurrency Client

  • 17
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Founded in 2010, Webiotic is an app development company located in Miami. The team of 50 employees serves small and midmarket businesses across different industries including GPS, Navigation and GIS, business services, IT, real estate, and e-commerce. Their services include mobile app marketing and development, as well as e-commerce development. 

    Clients
    Nespresso
    Celebrity Cruises
    Macys
    Mercy Hospital
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Webiotic developed a mobile app for an SEO company. They also built an internal solution to track keyword rankings. The team exhibited strong attention to detail, and the product they built helped to streamline internal processes.

    “Webiotic gave me all the attention I needed” – CEO, SEO Company

  • 18
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    AE Studio is a team of designers, engineers, and data scientists based in Venice founded in 2016. Their team of fewer than 50 members provides web and mobile app development as well as AI solutions for clients ranging from startups to enterprises. They use frameworks such as NodeJS, ReactJS, and React Native, as well as languages like JavaScript, Ruby, and Python.

    Clients
    Samsung
    Berkshire Hathaway
    Ritual
    Chance the Rapper
    Notable Project

    AE Studio finished the development of a Shopify website for a tech company that migrated from Magento. The website featured a custom Shopify app developed by AE Studio to suit the needs of the project, and issues from the previous vendor who worked on the site were solved in as little as 24 hours.

    "AE Studio is transparent, efficient, and creative all at the same time. They allow us to understand exactly what’s happening. Their team has more than just basic implementation skills, they have people that can really redefine what it is you’re looking for and create solutions. I have yet to find another agency that could do that for me as quickly and effectively as they have." - Merchandise Manager, Tech Company

  • 19
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    App Makers LA is a mobile app development company of around 10 employees. Founded in 2014, they are based in Los Angeles. They offer services in mobile app development and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Doctors at Reach
    LA Sitters
    Eaglestone Pacific
    Homework Buddy
    Notable Project

    A mental health counseling firm hired App Makers LA to build an app for providing live counseling to off-site patients. They developed the app with groundbreaking features for both iOS and Android platforms. The client was pleased with their communication throughout the successful project.

    “Their project management and app development skills are flawless.” – Manager, Mental Health Counseling Firm 

  • 20
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Costa Mesa CA

    Founded in 2012, Tepia Co is a mobile and web app development collective established in Costa Mesa, CA. This 2+ team offers 30+ years of tech expertise and experience in digital solutions.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tepia developed a custom website for a sports rating site that included a unique search engine, creative features, and complex coding. The client also appreciated Tepia's comprehensive customer service and thoroughness in delivering a polished product.

    “They did things which they didn't need to do. We could have set up the server and admin tools ourselves, but Tepia took care of this because they wanted to make our experience easy for us. They went above and beyond.” – CEO, Athletics Rating Site

  • 21
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Linebreak is an app development company in Los Angeles. Founded in 2014, they have about 10 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in a wide range of industries. Services include mobile app development, UI/UX design, and IT strategy consulting.

    Clients
    Warner Bros
    Avocado Mobile Inc.
    - Start-ups
    Notable Project

    Linebreak developed a mobile app to launch a client’s MVP. The team provided UI/UX designs and built the platform for iOS. The app received positive feedback about its ease of use and navigation.

    “Linebreak stands out in terms of speed-to-market and speed-to-develop. Their decision making during development has been very good, and we appreciated the extra add-ons which we didn't realize we needed at the time.” – CEO, Realty Startup

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Irvine CA

    Baytech Consulting is a software development company headquartered in Irvine, Calif., that was founded in 2007. The company has 8 people, and they mainly provide custom software development and web development services. 
     

    Clients
    MedData
    Ralis Services Corp
    Animodus
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Baytech Consulting provided database and mapping development for a real estate company. They created a database for the client that would allow them to process the demographic and income data of their tenants. Since the company developed the software, the client has seen a great ROI, and they have been able to work more efficiently. 
     

    “We have three employees in our office, and with the new system, we can handle the workflow that would normally take dozens of people to manage. The return on the financial investment that we've made is more than tenfold.” — Director, Real Estate Company
     

  • 23
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Irvine CA

    OCDLab is a software development agency based in Irvine, Calif. Established in 2007, OCDLab has 10 employees and specializes in mobile app development for Android and iOS, web development, IoT and CRM consulting. OCDLab maintains development certifications for Salesforce and Zendesk.

    Clients
    HP
    Visa Mexico
    ThreatStream
    Jacuzzi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    OCDLab developed a mobile game for a startup. The game drives user growth by implementing a profit-sharing model based on ad sales and required a complex back-end system for the financial elements. OCDLab's team delivered a functional application that quickly built a user base, and patched the application when security issues arose.

    "The product is the easiest result to measure. It is great, but what OCDLab did for us went beyond customer service." — Co-Founder, Mobile Game Startup

  • 24
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    QualiLogic, LLC is a web and mobile firm based in Northridge, Calif. with more than two employees. They have offered mobile app development, e-commerce development, and SEO solutions to small businesses in the fields of arts, consumer products, and more.

    Clients
    Care Connectors Med Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    QualiLogic, LLC revamped a website for a healthcare organization. The organization needed their site remade to appeal better to customers. The new site has been met with positive feedback from the organization.

    “Great communication skills made the workflow effective.” - Director of Network Management, Healthcare Organization

  • 25
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    INEXTURE Solutions LLP is a development company based in Ahmedabad, India. They have a team of over 100 employees and were founded in 2014. They provide primarily web and mobile app development services to mainly enterprise businesses. 

    Clients
    MeeTwo
    Ryuva Club
    Helpr
    GTPL
    Industries
    Notable Project

    INEXTURE Solutions LLP provided web and mobile app development services, creating a real estate company's website. They sent weekly reports and updates. After launching the website, the client earned many more leads and inquiries. 

    "I called them anytime and they responded politely and updated me with the project progress." – CEO, Real Estate Company

  • 26
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Riverside CA

    Studio 12, a custom software development company, was established in 2013. The company specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, web development, and AR/VR development and has a small team. The company is located in Riverside, California.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit training organization collaborated with Studio 12 for website development. They're tasked with website migration, intuitive designs for internal and external users, and functionality enhancements. 

    "They're very interested in our project and gave us their full attention."

  • 27
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Marina del Rey CA

    Coreware Group is a full-stack mobile, IoT, and web app development company based in San Jose, Calif., with offices in Huntington Beach, Calif., and Belgrade, Serbia. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of more than 30 that provides a wide range of services that include mobile app development, web development, UX/UI design, web design, custom software development, and IoT development. Coreware Group serves small and larger-sized companies in various industries.

    Clients
    Mercedes Benz
    IBM
    Rug Doctor
    Magellan Jets
    Notable Project

    An insurance company hired Coreware Group to develop their website. Coreware Group worked closely with the company to create the required appearance, layout, some of the content, and the landing pages. After completing the website, they also provided the company's team with guidance on how to make certain adjustments using a very user-friendly platform. The new website attracted 88% more traffic and generated a significant increase in sales.

    "Coreware Group provides a strong and cohesive team that collaborates efficiently to complete tasks in a timely manner." - Sales & Marketing Manager, Insurance Company

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Marina del Rey CA

    Solwey Consulting is a consultancy based in Austin, Texas with more than 10 members. They have offered custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for clients that work in the industries of advertising, business services, and consumer products.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Solwey Consulting provided full-stack LIMS system solutions for a haircare company. These solutions also involved the creation of customized Shopify themes for their website. Solwey Consulting provided the solutions on schedule.

    “After working with Andrew on this lengthy project, I have recommended him to numerous colleagues for projects both large and small.” - CEO, Haircare Company

  • 29
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    MoonTek, a web development company, was launched in 2019. Their small team is in Los Angeles, California and focuses on web development, mobile app development, and custom software development.

    Clients
    MRC Entertainment
    Legal Soft Solutions
    Ansari Tutoring
    CAP60
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Moontek developed a website for an investment analysis company. The goal is to make the site a medium to lead end-users to the client's articles and social media accounts.

    "The most impressive traits about Moontek are the quality of work and extraordinary communication tactics."

  • 30
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Orange CA

    Scalio is a global digital product agency based in San Francisco, with offices in Atlanta and in Orange, Calif. The agency, founded in 2011, has more than 40 employees and provides, among others, web design, UX/UI design, and web development services to midmarket and other companies in various industries. 

    Clients
    Google
    Viacom
    Shell
    Uber
    Notable Project

    A mobile solutions provider hired Scalio to create the components to create production environments for web, iOS, and Android that include testing, sales, and production. Scalio was also tasked to develop a robust management console that handles auditing, reporting, and account admin tasks. Scalio was able to undertake this project in less than six months, enabling the provider to significantly grow its business. 

    "Within the first 8 months post-launch we were able to convert, onboard, and train 700+ local businesses and over 2,000 local consumers." - COO, Mobile Solutions Provider

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