Looking for a top social media app developers in San Francisco?

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
    JobFlare
    QuikSilver
    National Geographic
    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
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Headquartered in San Francisco, Wizeline is a global product development company with offices in Guadalajara and Mexico City, Mexico, and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Since its founding in 2014, the team has grown to over 390 employees. Wizeline specializes in custom software, web, and mobile app development and UX/UI design. 

    Clients
    Mastercard
    Dell
    WSJ
    Australian Open
    Notable Project

    An entertainment company hired Wizeline to improve their website's CMS. Based on the team's initial success, they fostered a partnership that's still ongoing. The agency's skills made them stand out from comparably firms throughout the process. The client appreciates Wizeline's collaborative spirit and excellent communication skills. 

    "They have quickly learned our system, made helpful suggestions, and been very collaborative."–Senior Product Manager, Entertainment Company 

  • 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
    Disney
    WellMatch
    Sendgrid
    OpenEd
    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
    Kaiser Permanente
    Tesla Motors
    Johnson & Johnson
    Neutrogena
    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
    Audioguana
    Bride Side
    Diabetes Naturally
    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
    Capital One
    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
    $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
    Chipotle
    WebMD
    Zinio
    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
     

  • 8
    $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
    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

  • 9
    $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

  • 10
    $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

  • 11
    $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
    LumiGrow
    Digital Shadows
    Machine Zone
    SoftBank
    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

  • 12
    $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
    Procter & Gamble
    Bacardi
    L'Oreal
    Heineken
    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

  • 13
    $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
    Red Bull Records
    UC Berkeley
    Genee
    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
     

  • 14
    $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.

    Clients
    Intel
    DogSpot
    MedMen
    BMW
    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 

  • 15
    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
    Shell
    Uber
    Intuitive Surgical
    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

  • 16
    $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."

  • 17
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA
    Stark Edge, a branding company, was launched in 2014. The small Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, India-based team offers branding, web development, ux/ui design, search engine optimization, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An IT company engaged with Stark Edge for the development of their web and mobile app. They were tasked with creating a food delivery app through the iOS and Android platforms.

    "After we had done our own internal testing, we found that both the web and mobile apps were working fine."

  • 18
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 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."

  • 19
    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
  • 20
    $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.
  • 21
    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.
  • 22
    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
  • 23
    $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
  • 24
    $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
  • 25
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Cupertino CA
    Technology Mindz is an application development company in Cupertino, California. The midsize agency was launched in 2012. Their team focuses on mobile app development, web development, application management & support, application testing, and more.
    Industries
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    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mountain View CA
    Established in 2020, Koalesce Designs is a small UX company. Their services include ux/ui design, mobile app development, web development, custom software development, and more. The firm is located in Mountain View, California.
    Industries
  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Berkeley CA
    DeCodinate Inc is an application development company in Berkeley, California and Pune, India. The small agency was founded in 2017. Their services include mobile app development, web development, BI & big data consulting & SI, and cloud consulting & SI.
    Industries
  • 29
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Bruno CA
    Oldmann is an user experience design company founded in 2019. The small San Bruno, California-based team specializes in ux/ui design, mobile app development, web design, e-commerce development, and more.
    Industries
  • 30
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Los Altos CA
    Brown Deck Innovations is a custom software development company. Established in 2011, the company is located in Los Altos, California. The midsize team provides custom software development, mobile app development, web development, ux/ui design, and more.
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