Looking for a top social media app developer?

Social media apps are some of the most popular apps. Think about how often you scroll Instagram, check tweets on Twitter, or open Facebook throughout the day. Social media apps offer a number of common features that encourage engagement – and make them addicting. These features include in-app chat and calling, push notifications, live stream, news feed, content sharing, and user profiles.

If you're looking to build a social media app or equip your app with social media capabilities, we have a list of social media app development companies that can help you.

That's why we've created this list of the best social media application developers for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Social Media App Developers

  • 1
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Victoria Canada

    FreshWorks Studio is an app develoment company. They were founded in 2016 and offer nearshore design and development services from  offices in Victoria, Vancouver, and Seattle. They have a team of over 60 that do UX/UI design and custom development of software including both mobile and web applications.

    Clients
    A Place for Mom
    Hootsuite
    IBM
    The David Foster Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    FreshWorks Studio collaborated with in-house developers to build a website that allows for a national system of organ donation registry. They worked on the front- and backend, building an API to connect it to a mobile app. Now, they do maintenance and support demonstrations of the system to project partners.

    "They’re responsive and client oriented, making sure project needs are met. They deliver on what they promise and always bring the right people to the table. The entire team is incredibly impressive."

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Ahmedabad India

    Founded in 2011, Hyperlink InfoSystem is a 250+ team of professionals dedicated to IT services, mobile app development, and ERP/SI consulting. Based in Ahmedabad, the company offers a range of digital solutions from offices in the UK, US, and Australia.

    Clients
    Discovery
    Viacom
    Disney
    Cartoon Network
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Partnering with a major hotel group based in Hong Kong, Hyperlink InfoSystem created a series of web and mobile solutions to increase productivity and efficiency of the hotel staff. With a mastery of frontend to backend development, they presented a cost-effective and successful solution well before the deadline.

    “We are fully satisfied with our experience with Hyperlink InfoSystem. ... They were always prompt in their response to our queries and gave us good suggestions and solutions throughout the development phase.” – IT Director, Global Hotel Group

  • 3
    $50,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Kyiv Ukraine

    Sigma Software is a software development partner with 1300+ employees. Founded in 2002, the company is headquartered in Ukraine and has offices in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Israel, Sweden, and Poland. They help clients from startups to Fortune 500 brands with software product and custom solutions development. Their expertise spans across web and app development, digital transformation, Big Data, AI/ML, AR/VR, and IoT.

    Clients
    Volvo
    Scandinavian Airlines
    Verizon Media
    Fortum
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sigma Software developed and launched an advertising platform for an advertising technology firm. The firm had a general idea for the platform, but needed the technical skills to launch it. Sigma Software provided interface design and coding, using a team of 8-12 developers. The launched ad platform began successfully generating revenue within 6 months and received positive feedback.

    "We consider Sigma Software to be a strategic partner and an integral part of what we're doing at this time." – Founder & CEO, Ad Tech Firm

  • 4
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Kraków Poland

    Miquido is a full-service software house in Cracow, Poland. Founded in 2011, they have now reached more than 200 employees. They provide custom application development services, product design and strategy consultation, Artificial Intelligence implementation. Miquido serves mostly mid-market and enterprise clients from various industries such as FinTech, e-Commerce, healthcare, travel, entertainment, and many more. 

    Clients
    BNP Paribas
    Hellofresh
    Skyscanner
    Herbalife
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Miquido completed a mobile app for an integrated tourism company to help them stay competitive. Miquido was responsible for the UI design and developed the app using Swift & Objective-C for iOS and Kotlin & Java for the Android platform. The app improved customer experience and helped the travel company to boost their revenue.

    “They are quick to respond to our needs and ideas, being primarily client-oriented and willing to suggest their improvements and ideas” – E-Commerce Coordinator, Travel Company

  • 5
    $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
    Boosted Boards
    The Athletic
    ClassDojo
    Microsoft
    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
     

  • 6
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    With a team of 50+, Fueled specializes in creating mobile apps and websites. The New York-based app development company aims to create easy-to-use and attractive products for customers, whether they are big or small brands.

    Clients
    Rite Aid
    Sunnycomb
    QuizUp
    Verizon
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fueled designed a bidding-style app for a company that deals with nightlife reservations. They built the app from scratch, taking into consideration what the company wanted, as well as giving advice. The app had a lot of functions, such as a list of venues, submission options, and tools that allowed notifications to be sent from venues.

    “They’re incredibly efficient in the work that they do and know what they're doing in design, coding, and executing their ideas. They have a great understanding of what's current and get things done very quickly compared to others.” – Founder, Mobile App

  • 7
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Poznań Poland

    Netguru is a consultancy, product design, and software development company founded in 2008. The company works with large brands and fast-growing startups in the financial, education, or even robotics industries. Netguru has completed more than 700 projects and has 700+ people on board working from all over the world. 

    Clients
    IKEA
    Volkswagen
    Damac
    temi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Netguru designed and developed the frontend of a mobile application for a data insights company. Using React Native, the team developed the frontend of the product. Netguru delivered exceptional services, distinguishing themselves as a true partner.

    " Netguru listens very well and always tries to find something to do." — Co-Founder & CFO, Data insights Company

  • 9
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Washington DC

    Based in Vienna, VA, 10Pearls designs and maintains apps for various companies. The company and its nearly 350 employees have experience in cybersecurity, product development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Paypal
    Coca-Cola
    IRS
    AARP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A telemedicine company needed assistance with platform development and maintenance. 10Pearls helped the telemedicine company with all aspects of platform development, creating a website and mobile app and ensuring the website’s backend was admin-friendly.

    “They [10Pearls] get the job done, work hard, and are very responsive. I’ve never had to question if I should replace them.” – CTO, Telemedicine Company

  • 10
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New York NY

    Five is web and mobile app development agency headquartered in New York with offices in Croatia. The 50+ person product team has been creating stunning, award-winning mobile products since 2008.

    Clients
    Marriott International
    Penguin Random House
    Rosetta Stone
    Squarespace
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Five paired with a prominent language app to revamp their mobile user experience, from back to frontend. Thanks to the team’s customer-centric design approach, mobile downloads have more than doubled since the app’s relaunch. Five also delivered their work ahead of schedule and under budget, surpassing all expectations.

    "They’re a lot more than a vendor; Five truly is a partner." – Head of Consumer Division, Language App

  • 11
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Cheesecake Labs is a software design and engineering partner that builds tech products. With locations in California and Brazil, they have been building apps since 2013. Their multidisciplinary team of 60+ designers, engineers, and project managers collaborate with clients to deliver software solutions. The company offers full-service development for iOS, Android, and Web platforms, including UI/UX design, backend engineering, project management, testing, launching, and maintenance.

    Clients
    Singularity University
    Tapcart
    AES
    Cargill/Agriness
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cheesecake Labs developed the Android app of a game-changing SaaS platform that allows Shopify merchants to launch mobile shopping apps.

    “If you want to work with some of the most talented, professional and honest people, Cheesecake has them. We are very particular when it comes to mobile design/development; Cheesecake knows this and continues to deliver quality!" Founder & CEO, Software Startup
     

  • 12
    $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
    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

  • 13
    $10,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Gurugram India

    Daffodil Software is a custom software and app developer proficient in blockchain technologies. Founded in 1999, this 250+ team of digital experts is headquartered in Gurgaon, India with an office in Grandville, MI.

    Clients
    F6 Online
    Medidoc
    Nokia
    Sony
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Salvaging an already struggling project, Daffodil developed and successfully scaled a number of apps for a food service company. The team’s services were retained after impressing the client with their resourcefulness, efficacy, and customer-centric approach.

    “They’ve got the right team to try and build out the solution at a reasonable, affordable rate. They're very focused on delivering quality work.” – CTO, Food Distributor

  • 14
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Agoura Hills CA

    TechAhead is an end-to-end mobile application development company based in Southern California with offices in Agoura Hills, Calif. and Noida, India.  Focusing on bespoke digital solutions and UI/UX since 2009, the company works across multiple verticals for some of the world's largest companies.

    Clients
    American Express
    Audi
    Disney
    ESPN F1
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TechAhead redeveloped the legacy app for a media company, updating the design and coding for iPad as well. Complimented for their honesty and diligence, the team executed the project in an impressive and cost-effective fashion.

    “I was impressed with the quality of their work. It’s very reliable. … They were cheaper than the previous company I was using and I got better results.” – Development Manager, Non-Profit Media Company

  • 15
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Digiryte is a web and mobile app development company based in Manchester, United Kingdom with another UK office in Preston. Since 2015, their team of 28 has been specializing in mobile app development, custom software development, and web development for midmarket clients. 

    Clients
    NHS
    Swap Out
    VapeWunder
    Big Blue Hotel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A beauty salon hired Digiryte for their digital development services. The agency developed a customized software that included automated billing, customer reviews, and more. The software is easy to use and has brought in new customers. 

    "I’ve shown my website to a few people, and they’re all impressed. I can use the software with ease, and it captures all the data that I wanted. People come to the salon after seeing the look and feel of the webs."–VP Technology, Beauty Salon

  • 16
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    West Palm Beach FL

    Cubix is a software development company founded in 2008. Based in Washington, with offices in Karachi, Pakistan and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, their team of 151 specializes in custom software development, AR/VR development, and mobile app development. 

    Clients
    Glimmer
    Cartel Poker
    On Break
    Wish Pix
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cubix helped a dating startup by reverse-engineering the dating platform to make it compatible with a social media network’s privacy settings. The team also developed iOS versions of the platform for mobile devices. The client was pleased with their patience and communication.

    "I always felt like they were working hard to create the best possible product for me. I'm lucky to have worked with Cubix, and I would recommend them to any company or individual looking to build a website or app." – Founder, Dating Startup 

  • 17
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Sunnyvale CA

    Founded in 2006, Algoworks is a web and mobile development company with over 500 apps completed for businesses of all sizes. Their team of 50+ mobile strategists, designers, and business analysts are based out of Noida, India and Sunnyvale, CA.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Ebay
    NDTV imagine
    PlayUp
    Industries
    Notable Project

    With 10 developers assigned to the project, Algoworks designed and developed a custom web and mobile solution for rush delivery to the app store. After the app launched successfully with 200,000 downloads, the team’s support continued to impress, much as their flexibility, creativity, and quality had before the deadline.

    “Working with Algoworks was a great experience in terms of timeliness and quality.” – President, Consumer Product Startup

  • 18
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Lexington MA

    SimbirSoft is a 250+ web, mobile, and custom software development firm based in Lexington, MA, with an office in Ulyanovsk, Russia. Founded in 2001, their full-service team delivers the full suite of digital tools needed for business growth.

    Clients
    Ferrero
    Kimberly-Clark
    lamoda
    Matsushita Corp
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Over a five-year span, SimbirSoft developed numerous web and mobile apps for brands in the client’s portfolio. The end-product enjoyed positive reviews and helped the client meet revenue goals, while the team’s service-oriented attitude and flexibility were also appreciated.

    “It is always pleasant to deal with the SimbirSoft team. A devoted manager who is always in touch with us also creates this sense of comfort. Their speed of delivery and the quality of their work is excellent.” – Project Manager, Russian Publishing Company

  • 19
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Jaipur India

    Konstant Infosolutions is a mobile app and web developer that focuses on global technology and innovation. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Jaipur, Rajasthan, their 170+ professionals are leaders in software solutions and cutting-edge technologies.

    Clients
    United Nations
    Del Monte
    RawBank
    ThomasVille
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Konstant Infosolutions created several mobile CRM and ERP apps to be used across a multi-channel network of 4,700 distributors, partners, and retailers. Their timeliness, planning process, and understanding of the client’s needs resulted in an ongoing partnership to develop a cloud migration and mobile expansion.

    “The approach has been fantastic and the deliverables are quite impressive.” – CIO, Construction Corporation

  • 20
    $5,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Gliwice Poland

    Euvic is an IT service provider specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, and web development. They were founded in 2004 in Gliwice, Poland, and have satellite offices in Warsaw, Leverkusen, Germany, Katowice, Poland, and Bielsko-Biala, Poland, and Mahwah, New Jersey.  They have a large team of around 350 employees who primarily service midmarket and small business clients. 

    Clients
    Arbor Seed Consulting
    Energa
    LexisNexis
    Geant
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Euvic developed a small-scale desktop application for commodity traders in the British market. Over time, their work expanded to provide additional features and functionalities for their development product. 

    "[Euvic] has proven easy to do business with which is a major benefit." – Owner, Commodity Trading Software Company 

  • 21
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chandigarh India

    Founded almost 20 years ago in 2000, Net Solutions develops web, mobile, and e-commerce platforms. The team of nearly 800 employees is headquartered in Chandigarh, India but has offices in London, UK and Toronto, Canada as well. They also offer cloud services and UX design.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    PayPal
    Xerox
    The English Premier League
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An education tech startup teamed up with Net Solutions to create a mobile version of a pre-existing web-based platform. The client was impressed with Net Solutions' ability to work with the existing website and to redevelop entire parts as needed.

    “They’re eager to deliver good products, which paves the way for business success. From my perspective, the owner runs the company extremely well.” – Founder, Ed Tech Startup

  • 22
    $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
    Mastercard
    Dell
    WSJ
    Australian Open
    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

  • 23
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Blue Label Labs is a 64-person digital product development agency based in New York City with offices in Seattle and San Francisco. They build the right product by bringing together the expertise of the client, product knowledge, and iterative customer feedback. Since their founding in 2009, they have built and transformed over 300 businesses through strategy, design, and development. Their client ranges from startup entrepreneurs to Fortune 500s.

    Clients
    Bloomberg
    Pender
    Paypal
    The United Nations
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Label Labs both consulted for and developed an iOS and Android mobile app for an experience management platform. The client enjoyed the positive responses from app users, loved the team’s responsiveness, and referred to their project management as “excellent.”

    "They feel like they’re an extension of our team, and I can pick up the phone at any time and get a response." – Product Manager, Market Research Firm

  • 24
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bournemouth United Kingdom

    3 SIDED CUBE is an accredited app development and digital product agency headquartered in Bournemouth, England with additional locations in London, Chicago, and Washington, DC. Since their ambitious beginning in 2009, the team of about 38 has collaborated with startups and international organizations, reaching over 87 countries and more than 100 million global downloads. In addition to mobile app development, they also provide UX/UI design services to inspirational organizations.

    Clients
    American Red Cross
    ASPCA
    LUSH
    Global Forest Watch
    Industries
    Notable Project

    3 SIDED CUBE developed a suite of disaster preparedness apps to help keep communities safe during natural disasters. Using location-targeting and emergency alerts to develop an app across iOS and Android that help people prepare for, respond to and recover from all kinds of natural disasters. The suite of apps has garnered over 10 million global downloads and delivered more than 500 million emergency alerts in a year. The team has been praised for their agility and knowledge while the suite of apps has been recognized for their reach and impact during times of crisis.

    “They’re very knowledgeable and often suggest additional functionality or features that you wouldn’t have thought of otherwise. They’re one step ahead of the game.” – Digital Manager, Civic Organization.

  • 25
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Palo Alto CA

    Reinvently is a mobile strategy and app development agency in Palo Alto, Calif. and Dallas. With a team of about 43 employees, the agency specializes in UI/UX design, research and consulting, and engineering.

    Clients
    Mens Warehouse
    Live Nation
    Visi Mobile
    Gracenote
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Reinvently designed an iOS prototype for an online startup. The startup specializes in online reviews and Reinvently helped with the design and developed app features the client requested.

    “I find Reinvently to be very creative and experienced. They've helped us establish some features that turned out to be very helpful in the testing phase.” – Co-Founder, App

  • 26
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Montevideo Uruguay

    CodigoDelSur has helped nearly 200 US startups develop and design unique digital products. The team of more than 50 mobile app and web developers is headquartered in Uruguay and brings skills in engagement, growth hacking, and monetization to the table.

    Clients
    Shutterfly
    Skout
    Toymail
    Logoworks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An event planning firm needed CodigoDelSur to build them a clean and effective website. The agency helped with a lot of advancements including, design upgrades, and bug fixes. As a result, the website saw an increase in traffic and engagement.

    “I’ve had no problems with anything, which is rare. Their [CodigoDelSur’s] Agile project management has been second to none, and the customer service has been fantastic.” – Digital Marketing, Event Planning Firm

  • 27
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Ahmedabad India

    Founded in 2010, Space-O Technologies focuses on mobile app development and enterprise-level app modernization. Their 200+ team is based in Ahmedabad, India and also works from offices in Russia, Canada, and the US.

    Clients
    McAfee
    Ferrari
    Nike
    Stanford HCI Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Space-O created a robust healthcare technology app for an emergency medical service (EMS) organization for iOS, Android, and Windows. The company met each milestone with ease, impressing the client with their technological savvy and skills in communication and resource and project management.

    “I can't even explain how impressed I am now working with them. ... This service goes above and beyond.” – Chief Information Officer, Healthcare Tech Firm

  • 28
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Orangesoft is a mobile application development firm with offices in San Fransisco, the U.K., and Belarus. Founded in 2009, Orangesoft consists of 51 team members who specialize in mobile app development. The firm also offers application management and support services to their clients.  

    Clients
    MEGA
    BEEP
    Lockstock
    57Yards
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Orangesoft partnered with a social sports app to develop an iOS mobile app. Using pre-existing wireframes and technical documents, the team built the app to include real-time data delivery, in-app messaging, and social network functions. The app worked well, and the former client was impressed with Orangesoft's involved approach and technical aptitude.

    "I value their flexibility and hands-on approach. I can tell that they’re developing every day. I’m still working with them and I’ll continue to work with them."-Product Director, Sports App 

  • 29
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Jaipur India

    Emizen Tech Private Limited is an eCommerce development firm founded in 2013. Based in Jaipur, India, the team of 58 employees specializes in eCommerce development. They primarily serve small business clients in the retail, consumer products & services and arts, entertainment & music industries. 

    Clients
    Connect Logistics Network
    InVortal
    Loving Earth
    Body Kraze
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Emizen Tech assisted a real estate company. The team built a WordPress website and customized it using PHP coding. They also designed the logo and graphics for social media. They’ll be providing an admin assistant for upcoming marketing campaigns.

    "Emizen Tech quickly sorts out any problems we have, often free of charge, to ensure I’m happy." – Managing Director, Real Estate Company 

  • 30
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Plano TX

    Founded in 2000, Brainvire is based out of South Jordan, Utah, with other offices across the U.S., India, and the U.A.E. Specializing in e-commerce development, they also provide web and mobile app development, game development, and ERP and CRM integration.

     

    Clients
    Bridgestone
    KPMG
    Walmart
    FreshDirect
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Brainvire recoded applications and translated an ERP system for a national retail chain. They used React Native to build the applications and Magento and Odoo for the ERP. The client was satisfied with how their work helped expand its digital footprint. 

    "Their expertise helps us define the roadmap in terms of where we’re going and how we can expand our digital footprint." – CTO, National Retail Chain

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