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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 San Francisco. 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 San Francisco Social Media App Developers

  • 1
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco 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

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  • 2
    $100,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Headquartered in San Francisco, Wizeline is a global technology services provider with delivery centers in Mexico, Colombia, Spain, and Vietnam. Since its founding in 2014, Wizeline has grown to over 1,300 employees specializing in product/platform development, UX design, data & AI, cloud & DevOps, and product evolution services.

    Clients
    Fitz Frames
    AirAsia
    Arc XP
    Car Rental Company (CRC)
    Notable Project

    Arc XP partners with Wizeline to improve, implement, and support its digital experience platform, which hosts an average of 1.5 billion unique visitors per month. Arc launched its partnership with Wizeline in August 2019, focused on platform support. Over time, the partnership expanded to include professional services that could scale with Arc’s sales efforts, enabling new customers on Arc’s platform to receive custom development support from a Wizeline team with deep platform expertise. Today, Arc also leverages Wizeline’s capabilities for core platform development and product evolution.

    “No matter the project or task, Wizeline met our success criteria. For the support team, we focused primarily on the throughput of response, manageable backlogs, and client satisfaction. For professional services, we looked at on-time, on-scope product delivery with a staffing model designed to achieve that. In our newer platform engagements, we are also focused on on-time delivery but with an eye to our company growth projections. Within a week or sprint, we have team velocity KPIs and expectations around quality, and Wizeline has a track record of exceeding them." Zach Perry, VP of Platform Engineering, Arc XP

  • 3
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Koombea is a digital product development company headquartered in New York with locations in Miami, San Francisco, and Barranquilla, Columbia. Founded in 2007, the company has a current team of around 100, specializing in custom software development, web development, and mobile app development. They primarily serve midmarket businesses in the IT, healthcare, and education industries.

    Clients
    Motorola Solutions
    eBay
    Welltok
    Aetna/Healthagen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Koombea transitioned a home improvement company's e-commerce website to Shopify Plus. Using Ruby on Rails, the team created an intermediate platform to facilitate the migration between Shopify and the client's back office. Since launching the new site, the client's sales have skyrocketed.

    "We have the most stable e-commerce platform. We had a huge increase of 700% in sales." — CIO, Home Improvement Company

  • 4
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Appstem is a design and development agency with based in San Francisco. Since 2010, their team of 11 employees has been specializing in mobile app development, UX/UI design, AR/VR development, and more for mainly enterprise clients. 

    Clients
    Tesla Motors
    Kaiser Permanente
    Zendesk
    Johnson & Johnson
    Notable Project

    Appstem developed a social networking app for a sports group. Along with building the app, they integrated Facebook and Google. They also created a subscription feature. The client prides the team on their accessibility. 

    "It's important to be able to reach everyone who is involved, and the Appstem team has delivered." – Owner, Sports Groups Messaging App

  • 5
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Jose CA

    Matellio is a mobile and web app development company founded in 2012. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Matellio's team of around 40 specialize in web and mobile app development.Although Matellio encountered unexpected challenges that led to minor delays, the client appreciated their clear communication.

    Clients
    Startups
    Fortune 500 Companies
    Entrepreneurs
    SMBs
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software development company hired Matellio to produce an app used to rate conferences users have attended. The app was developed for iOS, Android, and the web. 

    "I've had a lot of really good user feedback—people really like it. Both the app and the website run smoothly. " - Owner, Software Company

  • 6
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Grio is a software consulting firm based in San Francisco, Calif, that was established in 2008. Their team of 50 employees offers web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services.

    Clients
    Rivals.com
    Fitbit
    Texture
    Neustar
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Grio built a web app that allows remote access to an electroencephalogram device for a medical-device manufacturer. Their team developed the frontend using React and the backend using Node.js and Ruby on Rails. The app received significant positive feedback.

    "The team’s willingness to take on new challenges distinguishes them from other development vendors that only specialize in specific technologies or types of applications." – CTO, Medical Device Manufacturer

  • 7
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Fremont CA

    Headquartered in Fremont, California and Gurugram, India, Radiansys is a software development firm. The midsize team focuses on custom software development, ux/ui design, cloud consulting & SI, mobile app development, and more. The firm was established in 2007.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Radiansys developed the platform of a job search marketplace. They built a web-based portal and mobile app using MERN stack, and integrated AI capabilities for job matching. The project is ongoing.

    "Radiansys has a qualified team that provides outstanding support and follows the best practices."

  • 8
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Blue Rocket is a San Francisco based digital design and development company. They were founded in 2008 and have a team of 21 employees. They specialize in UX/UI design and mobile app development and primarily work with clients in the hospitality, real estate, and business services industries.

    Clients
    Best Buy
    AAA
    Chipotle
    Silver Spring Networks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Rocket built an app for a family social media platform. The client wanted to make an app that would allow them to compile various types of media into a personalized narrative. They worked personally with the client to make sure that the finalized app fit their vision. The client was very happy with the way that the project was developed and with the final product.

    “They knew how any detail would work with any other detail, and how best to approach any specific scenario that a user would face along the way.” – Founder, Family Social Media Platform
     

  • 9
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Orinda CA

    Based out of Orinda, CA with satellite offices in India and Croatia, Daxima is a software development company. The team of more than 50 employees has been in business since 2003. They provide web, software, and mobile app development for clients around the world.

    Clients
    T-Mobile US
    Cisco Systems
    Savi Technology
    Berry Appleman & Leiden
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Daxima worked with a financial institution to update its client management system. The system had not been updated in 2 years and all changes required consensus from a co-op. Daxima completely redeveloped the client management system, incorporating the ability to aggregate data, integrate external programs, and grow along with the business.

    "They found out what our wishlists and issues were and worked closely with the people on our team." – VP of Operations, Financial Institution

  • 10
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Innovecs is a software development company headquartered in New York City with offices in Tel-Aviv, Israel, London, Frankfurt, Germany, Bern, Switzerland, San Francisco, and Kiev, Ukraine. Their team of 360 provides web development, custom software development, mobile app development, application testing, and more.

    Clients
    SGN
    Warner Brothers Turbine
    CallFire
    Iron Source
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Innovecs was hired by a warehousing and logistics company to develop a web application using Angular and Java.

    "The quality of the technical resources was impressive. They’re advanced, have good personalities, and are good people." – Director of Software Development, Distribution Facility 

  • 11
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Zazz is a Seattle-based mobile app development company founded in 2011. They have an additional office in San Francisco. Their team of approximately 50 employees serves clients of all sizes and industries. In addition to app development, they also specialize in enterprise app modernization and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Inclose
    Ideal Smart
    Sparehandz
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Zazz created iOS and Android apps that connect to a Bluetooth-enabled barbecue. Users can switch the product on and off, as well as control its temperature, from their phone. The team delivered a bug-free product and great designs.

    "Besides development, they also did the UX/UI of the app and designed our logo, as well." — Chief Product Officer, Startup

  • 12
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Siddhi Infosoft is a web and mobile app development company based in San Francisco, with a secondary location in Ahmedabad, India. Siddhi Infosoft was founded in 2011 and has 25 employees. Services offered by this company include mobile app development and web development for companing ranging from startups to Fortune 500 brands.

    Clients
    DizzyDoctor
    GHN
    Sylky
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Siddhi Infosoft provided front and back-end development for a mobile telecom repair company. The project involved the creation of a website from scratch, as well as the incorporation of unique pages and features like a booking system and SMS messaging network.

    "The most impressive thing about Siddhi Infosoft is their way of working. They always demand confirmation from me when things should be done. And things were done always on time! Professionalism at my fingertips." CEO, Mobile Telecom Repair Company

  • 13
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Fremont CA

    Founded in 2011, EIGHT25MOBILE is a web design firm based in Fremont, Calif. With a small team of fewer than 5 employees, EIGHT25MOBILE specializes in web design, web development, and digital strategy.The client appreciated EIGHT25MOBILE's flexibility and ability to deliver a customized website.

    Clients
    Chamba
    K12 Link
    Phizuu
    TutorSync
    Notable Project

    EIGHT25MOBILE was hired to build a WordPress website for a radio manufacturer. The website had several highly customized elements, including a customer portal that administered certification exams and technical documents. EIGHT25MOBILE also consulted with the client to determine how the website could support their larger customer service strategy.

    "With the new website, we have Google Analytics built in, so it’s easy to monitor where people are coming from, how and when they’re searching and getting to our site, and the period of time when we have peak traffic to our website." - Marketer, Radio Manufacturer

  • 14
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Jose CA
    6irdView is an enterprise app modernization company launched in 2019. Their small team is headquartered in San Jose, California. The agency offers enterprise app modernization, mobile app development, web development, ux/ui design, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    6irdView managed full-stack development of a web and iOS app that enables users to locate and access gyms. Using Swift and CocoaPods, the team built the map-based platforms.

    "They knocked the design out of the park."

  • 15
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Santa Clara CA

    Specno is a tech company based in Cape Town, South Africa, with an office in Paarl, Soutf Africa. The company, founded in 2018, has a team of more than ten that provides, among others, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development to various small and midmarket companies. 

    Clients
    Old Mutual
    Standard Bank
    BDO
    Overberg Agri
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A parcel delivery service hired Specno to streamline the service's mobile app by building wireframes and improving the designs to decrease the pain points. The internal team tested the new designs and found them to be more intuitive than the service's old app. 

    "The team managed to wireframe and prototype the system within just a months work." - CEO, parcel delivery service

  • 16
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Be Unicorn is a design and development company located in San Francisco. It was founded in 2017 and employs a small team of 2 that provides a range of services like mobile app development, UX/UI design, AI, AR/VR development, branding, and more for mainly small businesses. 

    Clients
    Hello Baby
    P&G
    Bacardi
    L'Oreal
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A parenting help platform wanted to branch out into apps but lacked an internal development team. Be Unicorn has designed and developed several mobile apps for both Android and iOS. They design the UX and UI, code the back end, integrate the apps with Amazon, publish the apps, and help market them.

    "We’re definitely happy. The products work well and are functional. We have 50-100 users every day. We have five applications for parents and one not for parents...The app looks perfect." — CEO, Parenting Help Platform

  • 17
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Toi is a San Francisco based digital marketing company. They were founded in 2010 and have a team of 420 employees who specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and web design. They mainly work with clients in the arts and entertainment, business services, and consumer product industries.

    Clients
    Benziger Winery
    The DJ List
    Red Bull Records
    Greystone Hotels
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Toi created a website for a fundraising platform. Toi created the site using WordPress and added features to optimize the site’s UI. The client was very happy with the finished site.

    “They were extremely amenable, professional, and just good people to work with.” – Co-Founder, Fundraising Platform
     

  • 18
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Located in San Francisco, Spokes Digital is an IT services and digital solutions provider that was founded in 2017. Spokes Digital's team of 65 focuses on the e-commerce, healthcare and advertising industries. The agency has expertise in web design, e-commerce development, SEO, custom software development and digital strategy.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Spokes Digital developed an educational iOS app for a tech startup. The application did a myriad of tasks including managing schedules, running online courses, and facilitated online tests. Spoke DIgital's work helped generate more users.

    "There were no delays during development, and they [Spoke DIgital] delivered the solution on time. They also provided reliable post-launch support." - Director of Operations, Educational Tech Startup 

  • 19
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco 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

  • 20
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Mateo CA

    Heinsohn Business Technology is a software development firm. They offer custom software development, IT staff augmentation, web development, BI & big data consulting & SI, and more and were established in 1977. Their midsize team is Bogotá, Colombia-based.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Heinsohn Business Technology provides full-stack software development for a healthcare company. They also support development for an iOS and Android app. Currently, they are reworking the client’s website. 

    "I am confident that Heinsohn can solve any problem that I will encounter."

  • 21
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Mountain View CA
    Idea Usher is a midsize mobile application development company located in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, India and Mountain View, California. They focus on mobile app development, web development, IoT development, Artificial Intelligence, and more and were launched in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value].
    Clients
    Assist
    Guraride
    Studio Tonight
    RBT - Radical Body Transformations
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Idea Usher developed a mobile app platform for a gym owner. The goal was to keep track of customers easily.

    "They talked to me directly and they started work as soon they heard my idea."

  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Tech Pandas , a small IT strategy consulting company, is located in , California. Their services include IT strategy consulting, IT managed services, web development, and mobile app development.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A tobacco company hired Tech Pandas to develop an app for their internal team. The platform would allow two-way communication and exchange of information with all the employees within the client's organization.

    "They were keen to understand the company objectives, employees, and relevant processes for internal communication."

  • 23
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Jose CA

    Web Consulting Agency is a consulting company based in Dublin, Ireland. Founded in 2018, their team of two employees provides mobile & app marketing, UX and UI design, and e-commerce development services.

    Clients
    The Skin Nerd
    Namaste Technologies
    BFree Food
    Kerala Ayurveda USA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Web Consulting Agency developed a series of advanced, intelligent products for their medicine client. They built custom solutions based on their client’s expressed requirements and meeting their exact needs. This resulted in positive client feedback and recommendation.

    "We can tell they have a shared goal with our team and care about delivering quality work. They’re willing to break down areas we don’t understand and educate us so we can take over later on." –Project Manager, Medicine Company

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Walnut Creek CA
    Established in 2012, Appery.io is an application development firm. The small team provides mobile app development, custom software development, other application development, and web development. The company is headquartered in Walnut Creek, California.
    Industries
  • 25
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Union City CA
    Code Addict, an app development company, is in Poznań, Poland; Warszawa, Poland and Union City, California. The small company was established in 2015. Their team provides mobile app development, web development, ux/ui design, and web design.
  • 26
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Daly City CA
    Vitapoly is a Daly City, California-based mobile app development company and web development firm. The small firm was established in 2009. Their services include mobile app development and web development.
  • 27
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Millbrae CA
    UpTech Works is a mobile application development company. Their small team is located in Millbrae, California. The firm offers mobile app development, custom software development, and web development. The firm was founded in 2016.
    Industries
  • 28
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA
    Knocknock Games is a small mobile app development firm established in 2017. Their services include mobile app development, IT managed services, custom software development, ux/ui design, and more. The firm is in San Francisco, California and Minsk, Belarus.
    Industries
  • 29
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA
    Streamline social, a software development firm, is headquartered in San Francisco, California; Buffalo, New York and Montevideo, Uruguay. Founded in 2009, the small team specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, ux/ui design, product design, and more.
    Industries
  • 30
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA
    CSP Solutions is a mobile app development company. They are based in Beirut, Lebanon; San Francisco, and Minsk, Belarus and have a midsize team. Their services include mobile app development, custom software development, web development, Artificial Intelligence, and more. The agency was established in 2009.
    Industries
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