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

  • 61
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Doral FL

    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

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  • 62
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    California India

    Founded in 2013 in Chandigarh, India, Code Brew Labs has a global presence with two offices in the US and one in the United Arab Emirates. Their team has created over 300 apps with a total of 30 million downloads. On top of mobile app development, they also do strategy, analytics, and design.

    Clients
    Nielsen
    Clikat
    Spunje
    Lokatrain
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A social networking company brought in Code Brew Labs to help with the backend functionality of their iOS app. The client was so pleased with the work that they re-hired Code Brew Labs to build an Android app as well.

    “Code Brew Labs did an evaluation of my requirements and provided alternative approaches based on best practices, taking an extra step in order to ensure that the result would be foolproof.” – President, Social Networking Company

  • 63
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Atlanta GA

    AppZoro Technologies is a 10+ web, mobile, and custom software developer based in Atlanta. Founded in 2014, their talented team is cost-effective and guarantees client satisfaction.

    Clients
    Truck Your Way LLC
    CopyThat
    Atlanta Tech Village
    VinWiki
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AppZoro developed an iOS version of the client’s existing WordPress site, including a member portal, dashboard, forum, and booking calendar. The end-product was a powerful community enablement tool and earned the team praise for their complex problem-solving, communication, and timeliness.

    “I don’t have any criticisms about anything we asked them to do. I would highly recommend AppZoro.” – Director, Tech Community

  • 64
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Fremont CA

    CognitiveClouds is a mobile app development company that was founded in 2012. CognitiveClouds has locations in Fremont, Calif. and Bangalore, India, where its team of 73 provides mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design services to small and enterprise businesses alike.

    Clients
    Walmart
    Verizon Media
    UBS
    Volkswagen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A political polling startup needed help laying out its app and getting it to market. CognitiveClouds developed and designed the app, which aimed to give people a voice in politics by collecting data from the public to share with the political community. They also helped the client publish the Android and iOS versions in the App Store and Google Play Store. 

    "I found the development team to be honest and responsive. When mistakes are made, they owned up to them and fixed them. CognitiveClouds impressed me by taking ownership of the project from the beginning and being very committed to all delivery dates." – Founder, Political Polling Startup

  • 65
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New York NY

    Sparx IT Solutions is a technology solutions provider founded in 2007. Based in Noida, India, with an office in New York, the team specializes in mobile app development and web development. The primarily serve small business and mid-market clients in the eCommerce, education, and advertising & marketing industries.

     

    Clients
    Wynora
    Aliment
    JexMovers
    HP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sparx IT Solutions developed and designed a custom real estate web platform. Key features included a searchable property feature by various parameters. Overall, the client was pleased with the team's work and the quality of their service.

    "Sparx IT Solutions delivered on their commitments. I commend the way their project coordinators dealt with the project requirements. We appreciate their professional attitude and high-quality outputs." — Project Manager, Real Estate Firm

  • 66
    $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

  • 67
    $10,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Pittsford NY

    Netsmartz LLC is a full service IT company of 457 employees, founded in 1999. Their headquarters is in Rochester, N.Y., with multiple locations worldwide: Oslo, Norway, Mississauga, Canada, Chandigarh, India, Singapore, and Boston. They offer various services including custom software, mobile app, and e-commerce development. They primarily serve midmarket clients in numerous industries: retail, transportation, healthcare, IT, and more.

    Clients
    Samsung
    Unite Private Networks
    Windstream
    Color Centric Corporation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Netsmartz LLC created scripts and customized an admin order process for a flooring retailer. The client wanted to expedite order processing. They revised the inventory and debugged critical issues. The client is pleased with their exceptional results.

    “I appreciate their commitment and their willingness to fix any issues even after business hours. They are a great team and very faithful, so we will continue to work with them.” – Head of e-Commerce and Web Development, Flooring Retailer
     

  • 68
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Gandhinagar India

    Prismetric is a leading custom mobile app development company. They opened up shop in 2008 and now have offices in both the US and India. Their team delivers quality products and services in web and mobile development, as well as blockchain, gaming, and wearable tech.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Peugeot
    Chase Bank
    Singapore Post
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The founder of a money transfer service had an idea for quick and seamless international money transfers and brought Prismetric on board to build both the iOS and Android apps.

    “They are great to work with and always ready to make necessary changes without extra cost. The results were perfect, and I am satisfied with the project.” – Founder, Money Transfer Service

  • 69
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Sydney Australia

    EB Pearls is a mobile app development company headquartered in Sydney, Australia with offices in Melbourne, Australia and Lalitpur, Nepal.  EB Pearls is comprised of 132 employees that specializes in e-commerce development, UX/UI design, mobile app development, and web development. Founded in 2005, the company works with enterprises, small businesses, and middle-market companies across industries such as retail, telecommunications, business services, arts, entertainment, and music, government, and non-profit.

    Clients
    WWF
    NSW Education
    NSW Health
    Austrade
    Industries
    Notable Project

    EB Pearls was hired by a not-for-profit initiative to create a user-friendly app for people looking for work in the disability, community, and aged-care sector. 

    "The app now gives smartphone users a faster and simplified UX. It has added another dimension to our service and given us a steadily growing database of job seekers." – National Manager, Nonprofit initiative 

  • 70
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Gurugram India

    Quytech has nearly 200 employees who are passionate about building mobile apps for businesses of all sizes, from startups to enterprises. With headquarters in India and a second office in the UK, Quytech also offers AR/VR development.

    Clients
    Hewlett-Packard
    Exxon Mobil
    Pernod Ricard
    Marks and Spencer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large power equipment manufacturing company hired Quytech to develop an Android mobile app and a web app to help salespeople be more efficient in the field. The app collects data about the salesperson’s presentation and shares it with the home office.

    “Quytech delivered what we asked them. The work is good, and we’ve received fewer complaints or requests for changes from the users.” – Engineer, Large Power Equipment Company

  • 71
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Gurugram India

    ValueCoders is an IT outsourcing company founded in 2004. With two locations in India and a team of fewer than 1,000 employees, they offer mobile app and e-commerce development services. Their clientele comprises small businesses in the retail, consumer products and services, education, health care and medical, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    Capgemini
    SelectSpecs
    Estel
    Candor
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ValueCoders designed and developed an e-commerce website, and wrote copy. The team delivered a product that was essential to the business, doing so within the project timeline.

    “Without the website, our company's online presence would not exist.” – IT Consultant, Security Retailer

  • 72
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    București Romania

    Adonis Software is a computer software company founded in 2011. Based in Bucharest, Romania, they have a team of 18 employees, specializing in mobile app development, IT strategy consulting, and UX/UI Design. They primarily serve small business and midmarket clients in the financial services and healthcare & medical industries. 

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Orange
    Vodafone
    UniCredit
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Adonis Software developed Android and iOS apps for a gambling company. These apps synchronized with beacons and used Bluetooth to connect with other mobile devices. Overall, the team's work impressed their client. 

    "They continuously delivered great results. " – Administrator, Gambling Company

  • 73
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 2008, Hashrocket is based in Chicago, IL. Their team of 30+ focuses on small and mid-market businesses. They offer services in web and app development and design, and the majority of their clients are in the information technology industry.

    Clients
    Adecco
    Vanderbilt University
    Aetna
    Ericsson
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hashrocket worked with a digital platform to improve a social engagement tool. The tool aimed to help brands to engage with their customers better. Hashrocket led the project, advising on best practice.

    “Their development standards are really exceptional. They were absolutely fantastic.” – CEO, Digital Platform

  • 74
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    North Bethesda MD

    With offices in Chicago and Washington D.C., Simpalm is a leader in the mobile app market. They’ve designed over 200 apps and also work in web development and UX/UI design. The team of 30+ designers creates products for a variety of industries, including financial and business services, consumers, education, health, and retail. They work with companies of all sizes.

    Clients
    Taptin
    Forte Payment System
    AudiobookNow
    Legaltrot
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A medical software company hired Simpalm to create a bilingual pregnancy app. The team created an app that could be used in both English and Spanish. They worked through the project from inception to completion.

    “I had a weekly telephone call with the regional rep who I worked with the most. They set up a specific place where I could list the changes I wanted on the app, and I got an email when each task was completed.” – Founder, Medical Software Company

  • 75
    $10,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    Andersen, or A-Soft, is a development and IT company based in Minsk, Belarus with additional offices in Russia, Finland, Ukraine, and the U.S. Employing over 1,500 people, Andersen was founded in 2007 and serves enterprise, mid-market, and small business clients. They specialize in BI and Big Data consulting and mobile app and custom software development.

    Clients
    GlobePayroll
    Samsung
    Marvel
    Media Markt
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Andersen partnered with a health technology company to develop a web app that needed frontend refactoring. They provided PHP Laravel development for the web app and supplied Ionic applications that run using data from the client's database. Andersen's expertise and reliable development work allowed several third-party platforms to have API integrations with the app. 

    “The communication has been very good. Having a consistent team and dedicated resources on the project has been an advantage. They are skilled and have a very good work ethic and morale. We get replies even on weekends.” – CEO, Health Technology Company

  • 76
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Katy TX

    S Media Link is a full-service mobile app development company with offices in Russia and Texas. Founded in 2014 with about 200 employees, they specialize in mobile app development, web design, and web development.

    Clients
    Philip Morris
    Soundslates
    6600 Design
    One Click Root
    Notable Project

    S Media Link was hired by a company that offers app and marketing solutions to small businesses to provide front-end development and UX/UI design for mobile applications. 

    "[S Media Link] was very clear about what it can deliver and what expectations you should have." – Co-Founder, Solutions Company 

  • 77
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    TTT Studios is a software development studio of 33 employees. Founded in 2010, they are based in Vancouver, Canada. They provide mobile app, custom software, and web development, primarily to enterprise and midmarket clients.
     

    Clients
    KPMG
    YVR
    Logitech
    Pricing Solutions
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A retail software company hired TTT Studios to develop iOS and Android applications. They integrated these scalable applications with a POS, e-commerce backend, and multiple APIs. The app helped users manage memberships and loyalty points. The client was pleased with their expert suggestions and flexible approach.

    “They were solid, professional, and knowledgeable. Their development approach was creative.” Director of Marketing, Retail Software Company
     

  • 78
    $5,000+
    10,000+ Employees
    Ferndale MI

    Shrine Development is an app development company based in Ferndale, Mich. They were founded in 2017 and have a tight team of 4 employees. They specialize in mobile app development, web development, and blockchain tech for primarily midmarket clients in the business services, financial services, and healthcare industries. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Shrine Development built an application for a big data firm. They used an SQL and a React library to create the back and front end of the application, respectively. They have also created a blockchain proof-of-concept using IBM Hyperledger technologies for the client in the past. The clients was happy with the outcome of the project, and was very impressed with the speed at which it was completed. 

    “Their overall value is unquestionable. They offer a combination of quality and speed that is hard to find in this day and age.” – VP and Co-Founder, Big Data Firm
     

  • 79
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Reston VA

    TkXel is a mobile app and web development company founded in 2007. With its headquarters in Reston, Va., and an office in Lahore, Pakistan, they have a team of 318 employees. Their services include mobile app development, web development, and custom software development. They primarily serve small and midmarket clients. 

    Clients
    ABB
    Nokia
    Groupon
    TELUS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TkXel provided web development services for a marketing and advertising agency. They helped migrate a custom architecture that included e-commerce, search, browsing, and advertising functions. The project involved NodeJS, .NET, AngularJS, PHP, Java and Ruby. Efficiency of the company has increased because of the partnership with TkXel. 

    “I appreciate the fact that, even though they are an offshore company, in order to stimulate a project in its early stages, TkXel sent their developers and lead partners onsite to work with our team and gain a familiarity with what our needs are." – CTO, Marketing and Advertising Company 

  • 80
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New Jersey NJ

    Narola Infotech Solutions LLP is an IT outsourcing company based in Surat, India. Their team of fewer than 500 employees serves mostly small to midmarket companies. Services include application management and support, mobile app development, and web design. They were founded in 2005.

    Clients
    Loople
    Keybee
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Narola Infotech Solutions LLP developed a mobile application designed to pair with a religious book. The app allows readers to plan meetings and discussions. The final product attracted customers with its intuitive, attractive UX/UI components.

    “The app is simple, which is the reason for our success. Users look at it and know what they’re doing.” — Co-Founder, Christian Ministry Group

  • 81
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Nodes is an app development company based in London, with offices in Manchester, Aarhus, Denmark, Amsterdam, and Copenhagen. Founded in 2008, their team of about 100 employees provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, mobile and app marketing, and wearable app development services.

    Clients
    Carlsberg
    Samsung
    G4S/ISS
    BMW
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nodes designed and developed a mobile app for a beer retailer to drive traffic to its customers and communicate to them its various sales and promotions on offer. Nodes' app uses its own design ideas, with a heavy dose of backend development and API integration. The app was downloaded 130,000 times and has become the biggest food and beverage app in Denmark.

    "Their work was very good in understanding consumer behavior within mobile applications and developing a framework that could be driven." — Group Marketing Technologist, Beer Retailer

  • 82
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Washington DC

    Founded in 2009, Clearly Innovative is headquartered in Washington, DC with additional offices in New York City. Primarily a mobile app development company, their small team of nearly 15 employees also offers web development, UI/UX design, and digital strategy services.

    Clients
    NAACP Image Awards
    DC Health Link
    National Military Family Association
    Queens Library
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Clearly Innovative was enlisted by a military non-profit to develop a mobile app that disseminates information to a younger and broader audience. They delivered the app, a complementary web platform, and an extensive backend database.

    “I have so many success stories about this app. We had some external folks in the industry evaluate what Clearly Innovative had built. One of the folks commented that we had the ‘Cadillac of back-end databases.’” – Mobile Initiatives Lead, Military Non-Profit

  • 83
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Commerce CA

    Dev Technosys is a mobile app and web development company founded in 2010. The company has a team of 74 that works from headquarters in Jaipur, India or a second office in San Francisco. The team applies its expertise in app and web development when working with small, mid-market, and enterprise businesses in a variety of industries, such as e-commerce, business services, and arts and entertainment.

    Clients
    Nike
    J &J
    Hertz
    Whirlpool
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A healthcare startup needed help building a platform that connects patients to cancer specialists. Dev Technosys used a LAMP stack to develop the client's platform which is web-based and also works on mobile devices. Some features included client-specialist video and audio calling, payment, queued waitlist, medical record management, and appointment scheduling.

    "They’ve been great. We have a nine-hour time difference, but I don’t really feel it. It’s as if they’re in my time zone. Whenever I contact them in the morning on my time, they’re always available. I have zero complaints. ... They’re very open to my feedback, and when I ask for changes, they respond quickly." – Founder, Healthcare Startup

  • 84
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Lickability is a New York-based boutique software studio founded in 2009. Their 7-person team offers services in mobile app development and wearable app development, along with application testing, management, and support.

    Clients
    The Atlantic
    Houseparty
    Meetup
    Jet.com
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A media company hired Lickability to support their development team for an iOS application. They assisted with the overall architecture, feature set, and task prioritization. The client is pleased with the final product.

    “One of the things they were good at bringing into the project was a sense of organization and definition.” – Director of Project Engineering, Media Company
     

  • 85
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL

    KitelyTech is a full-service technology, design, and development company that's been around since 2009. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, the company is composed of about 10 employees who are skilled in web, software, mobile app, and e-commerce development. Other services include web design and user experience design and SEO.

    Notable Project

    An antique jewelry shop hired KitelyTech for a website redesign. The shop wanted a more professional, up-to-date, and mobile-friendly website. KitelyTech executed on the website development project and also helped with SEO – identifying and targeting relevant keywords to improve the jewelry shop's ranking in search engines. As a result of a new user-friendly layout, the website received positive feedback and renewed customer interest.

    "They’re a complete package and incredibly attentive. ... I felt like I got good value for my money." – Founder, Jewelry Company  

  • 86
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Tintash is a Stanford-alumni led software development firm that since 2008 has been an innovation and technology partner on over 100 projects for startups and enterprises – including a Unicorn, a Fortune 500, and an Apple retail partner. Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., Tintash offers 130+ personnel with distinguished expertise in all aspects of mobile app, web, and game development, user experience design, quality assurance, project management, analytics, and related services.

    Clients
    Bed Bath and Beyond
    DraftKings
    Acciyo
    AudioCardio
    Notable Project

    Tintash provided development services using emerging technologies on a range of projects for an enterprise home goods retailer. Their deliverables included AR and 3D Products, iOS mobile applications, applications in the interior design and product visualization vertical built using Unity, and Python-based systems that automated 3D asset management pipelines. The client was very impressed with Tintash's diligence and quality of work.

    "Tintash has worked hard to deliver products on time. I’d argue that the quality of their work puts them above what we could find in Silicon Valley." – Head of Innovations, Home Good Retail Enterprise

     

  • 87
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Orlando FL

    Simform is a custom software development company founded in 2010. They have helped organizations ranging from startups, Fortune 500 companies, and WHO-backed NGOs. The team of 250+ delivers digital solutions for their clients and offer artificial intelligence services, API integration, dedicated software development team, and software testing services.
     

    Clients
    Redbull
    Hilton
    Sony Music
    Boy Scouts of America
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Simform developed a SaaS software that allows gyms, physical therapy centers, and dietitians to craft custom iOS and Android native apps for their clients. After launching the platform, many partners have joined with the client to help local organizations empower their employees, families, & customers to improve their fitness, health, and well-being. 

    “Beyond their reasonable price structure and technical knowledge, their team is reliable and productive.” – CEO, Health & Wellness Company
     

     

  • 88
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Erminesoft is a San Francisco based app developer that was founded in 2012. They also have locations in Lewes, Del. and Kharkov, Ukraine. Their team of 18 specializes in mobile app development and UX/UI design. They mostly serve small business clients in the retail, business services, and media industries.

    Clients
    Scaddaddle Mobile App
    Nightlife Project (GlobBar)
    Happy Activity
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Erminesoft worked with a software architect business to port their IOS app over to Android. The finished product was as functional as the IOS app and they even made some improvements. The client considered the new app to be better than the original.

    “We pushed the app out to our user base, and we got a really good response. The app works flawlessly. Erminesoft gave us what we were looking for.” - Co-founder, Software Architect Business

  • 89
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Mckinney TX

    Arbisoft and its team of 300+ employees is a full-service software development company with a homebase in McKinney, TX. With other offices in Malaysia, Pakistan, and Australia, the company has a large of portfolio of Fortune 500 clients.

    Clients
    edX
    KAYAK
    Indeed
    Stanford
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A learning platform wanted to develop a learning development app and hired Arbisoft. The app aimed to raise awareness about sustainable development and how local organizations can benefit. The project included everything from design to execution. The client was extremely impressed with how Arbisoft executed.

    “I couldn't be more pleased with the Arbisoft team. Their engineering product is top notch, as is their client relations and account management. From the beginning, they felt like members of our own team – true partners rather than vendors.” – CEO, learning development platform

  • 90
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Wilmington DE

    Byteridge is a 30+ mobile and web development firm based in Hyderabad, India with an office in Sunnyvale, CA. Founded in 2008, they offer creative and scalable digital solutions to startups and Fortune 500 companies alike.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    India Infoline Ltd (IIFL)
    Philips
    Tata Strategic
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Demonstrating fluency in several coding languages, the team developed a highly successful app that earned 10,000 downloads in two months. The client praised the developers’ work ethic and management’s flexibility and communication skills, calling the project an overall positive partnership.

    “They have very good experience in product development. Their code is really good quality. The top management is very approachable.” – Founder, Real Estate Visualization Company

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