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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 Canada. 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 Canada Social Media App Developers

  • 1
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Halifax Canada

    Located in Halifax, Canada, Mindsea prides itself on creating beautiful and integrated apps. With a team of about 20 employees, their informative apps are highlighted by Apple and come highly rated.

    Clients
    Constant Health
    Proposify
    Mobi Inc
    LuminUltra
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mindsea upped the user experience for a men’s fashion app to increase engagement. The client complimented Mindsea’s expertise in not only UX design but also development.

    “They're a reasonably small team, but they have some exceptional developers. They consistently came up with great solutions , and we have yet to hire an engineer of our own that produces as high-quality content as anyone at MindSea.” – CEO, Men's Clothing Company

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  • 2
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    datarockets is a development company consisting of 20 in-house developers working remotely from Canada and eastern Europe. Founded in 2014, they develop custom software and applications for startups and medium-sized businesses. Besides development, they consult entrepreneurs on product strategy and MVP building.
     

    Clients
    Nike inc.
    Wargaming
    HolacracyOne
    ActiveDemand
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A company spearheading the Holacracy framework hired datarockets to augment their in-house team for a SaaS platform development. datarockets modernized legacy code and took a leadership role in improving code standards. They implemented new features using Ruby on Rails, GraphQL API, React, Relay, and made complex infrastructure changes, leading to significant performance improvement.

    "Their commitment to technical excellence is impressive. They have high standards for the quality of code." – Partner, Organization Management Software Company

  • 3
    $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
    TELUS
    A Place For Mom
    Hootsuite
    Harbour Air
    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."

  • 4
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Steamclock Software is a mobile app development company based in Vancouver. The company was founded in 2010 and now has a team of 12 that offers mobile app development and UX/UI design services to small and mid-size businesses.

    Clients
    HP Computers
    Hootsuite
    Intuit
    Indochino
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software development company with an existing web-based video chat product wanted to convert it into a mobile app. Steamclock Software created an iOS-compatible version of the app and now provides iOS consulting services.

    "A lot of teams can do iOS and UX but not many also have the ability to get to the point where they’re pointing out flaws in a library that was written by Google. That combination is killer. In my mind, it makes them extremely unique. They have qualities I would not find easily in another company." –Founder, Software Company 

  • 5
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Balaji Websoft Technology Pvt. Ltd. is a development company based in Jaipur, India, with another location in Toronto. Founded in 2007, their team is made up of around 45 employees. They provide mobile app, custom software, e-commerce and web development services to mainly small businesses. 

    Clients
    Go2motorsports
    GROCR
    Formal Friday
    UPOSI
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Balaji Websoft Technology Pvt. Ltd. developed an e-commerce website for an equipment provider. Their team also works on marketing and Google Analytics efforts for the client. Their work continues to impress the team and all deadlines are met early. 

    "This is our third project with them and they’re always very precise with their work." – Export Manager, Equipment Provider

  • 6
    $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
     

  • 7
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    A.Y. Technologies is an app development company based in Vancouver, Canada. The company was founded in 2015 and employs a team of 8 that offers mobile app development, custom software development, web development, and other services to mostly small businesses.

    Clients
    Craver - Mobile App Platform for Restaurants
    OnTimeOR - Emergency Surgery Booking System
    PLO Matrix - Training platform for Poker players
    Featurette - Marketing Featuresheets for Real Estate
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A mobile gaming company already had a series of games but wanted to merge them into one easy-to-use portal for kids. A.Y. Technologies created the app for iOS and Android that merged the games and also provided parents a place to monitor their kids' online activity. 

    "A.Y’s team was friendly, forthcoming and accommodating the entire way...We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend A.Y. to other clients." – CEO, Mobile Gaming Company

  • 8
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    AI Software LLC is a Detroit-based development company with offices in Irvine, CA, and India. Since 2009, the agency and its approximately 25 employees work with different-sized clients on their custom software development, mobile app development and web development needs. 

    Clients
    Graham Healthcare
    SanDisk - a Western Digital Brand
    TKS Industrial Company
    IHS/MarkIt Automotive
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An automotive paint shop hired AI Software LLC to develop a custom software system. After the initial project was completed, Al Software LLC continued to provide maintenance, updating and adding modules to the software when needed. The client spoke highly of Al Software LLC's reliability.

    "One of the challenges of working with us is that things change often, and they’re [Al Software LLC] very good at reacting to those changes and implementing them in a way that's effective for our business."- Manager of Information Systems, Automotive Paint Shop 

  • 9
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    Digital agency Arctic Empire is based in Ottawa, Canada. Since 2010, their team of 13 has been specializing in web design and development, mobile app development, social media marketing, and more.  

    Clients
    SmashFund
    Myx Fusions Moscato
    Nunavut Wildlife Management Board
    Jump Natural
    Notable Project

    Arctic Empire designed a website for a real estate broker. Their work also included UX/UI design and SEO work. Due to the work that Arctic Empire completed, inquiries have increased for the client. 

    "We do a lot of the work ourselves and only go to Arctic Empire for more complex tasks."–Office Manager & Marketing Director, Real Estate Broker

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakville Canada

    OPTASY is a Drupal and web development company based in Toronto, Canada with offices in New York, Amsterdam and Romania. Founded in 2005, OPTASY's team of less than 20 specializes in web development, e-commerce development, mobile app development and AR/VR development. OPTASY works with clients in the media, healthcare & medical, education and real estate industries. 

    Clients
    Allard Prize Maple Leafs Toronto Regina School Board LMV
    New York University of Toronto FlippBidd AvivaPartner iLobby DentalQuest
    Industries
    Notable Project

    OPTASY made updates to a digital media agency's Drupal-based platform. OPTASY provided new designs, coding and architectural re-dos to update the site. OPTASY also created custom tracking modules for the site that allowed the administrators to track Google Analytics data and page use. The company also added modules that allow for site administrators to easily change the layout and content on the site. 

    "They [OPTASY] really know their stuff in Drupal, more so than any other development shop I’ve worked with... Based on all the previous projects we did with universities and other media companies, we realized that OPTASY really knew what they were doing." - Director of Digital Design, Digital Media Agency 

  • 11
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London Canada

    Olio Digital Labs is a mobile app and web development company headquartered in London, Ontario with an office in Paris, Ontario. Founded in 2014, the small team of 5 specializes in web development and mobile app development.

    Clients
    College Pro
    The Home Depot + Connect Oasis
    Brandpoint Services
    CC Insurance
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Olio Digital Labs worked on web app development for an automotive startup. They built a web app from end-to-end in Laravel that connects drivers with local mechanics. The client appreciated their consistent communication throughout the project.

    “We had extensive conversations with our lead developer and never had any issues with communication. The whole team participated in the project and always had time to chat with us when we called. They replied almost instantly to emails and were exceptional across the board.” – Director of Marketing, Automotive Startup 

  • 12
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    MARSWorks is a digital production studio based in Ottawa, Canada that was founded in 1997. Their team of nearly 10 specializes in a variety of services including web and mobile app development and design. 

    Clients
    Ottawa International Airport Authority - https://yow.ca/
    Telesat - https://marsworks.com/work/telesat-canada-website-design/
    RF IDeas Inc. - https://marsworks.com/work/rfideas/
    Canadian Museum of Nature - http://nature.ca/
    Notable Project

    A large nonprofit hired MARSWorks to build an app and WordPress website to facilitate online donations. They continue to provide support and management services. Now, users can seamlessly make donations without any hassle. 

    "They do top-notch work. They’re willing to jump in and fix things or work on new functionality without the need to come up with a proposal first. They take our ideas and act on them quickly." — Manager Online Strategy, Nonprofit

  • 13
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Quantum Mob is a software development company based in Toronto, Ontario, that was founded in 2016. With a team of around 15 employees, Quantum Mob provides web development, custom software development, and mobile app development services.

    Clients
    Air Miles
    University of Toronto
    AMD
    Temagami Systems
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Quantum Mob was hired by a cabinetry supplier in need of web development and cross-platform integration services. Quantum Mob developed a new website using HTML, CSS, and PHP. The new website also featured an e-commerce functionality using Shopify APIs. The client appreciated that the new website loaded faster, was more user friendly, and drover higher conversion rates.

    "The efficient page loads, new designs, and improved user flow increased conversions from 3% to 4%. This increase was sustained on a weekly basis and is continuing to grow." - Digital Project Manager, Cabinetry Supplier

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    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Markham Canada
    Globesign - Digital Marketing Agency Toronto is a small advertising company. Headquartered in Markham, Canada and Boca Raton, Florida, the company was launched in 2009. Their services include advertising, ux/ui design, branding, digital strategy, and more.
  • 15
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Essential Designs is a development agency with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, and Calgary, Canada. Since 2008, the team of fewer than 50 has been specialized in mobile app development, web development, and custom software development.   

    Clients
    Teck
    Columbia University
    Honeywell
    Vancouver School Board
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Essential Designs built a mobile app that is geared to expedited emergency response times for drug overdoses. The app is available on iOS and Android platforms and has several specialized features, including text-to-speech technology. The app is on schedule for launch and early feedback has been positive. The client was extremely pleased with Essential Designs' great communication.

    "Their [Essential Designs] professionalism and knowledge of their craft were exceptional."- Founder of Emergency Response App

  • 16
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    App-Scoop is a Vancouver based development and consulting firm. It was founded in 2015 and has a team of 13 that does mobile app development, web development, and custom software development.

    Clients
    BC Government
    Hitachi- Wenco Mining
    Blackgold ERP
    Taking Root
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The creators of a nightlife app were having trouble with a previous developer and brought in App-Scoop to save the project. App-Scoop redeveloped the back-end, along with making UI and speed enhancements for the iOS and Android app. 

    "They're lovely guys who are dedicated and hardworking. It’s exactly what we needed. They hit every target with minimal guidance...They’re genuinely excited to achieve your goals and build a relationship." – Founder, Nightlife App

  • 17
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montreal Canada
    Software development firm Vinctus is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. The firm provides custom software development, e-commerce development, mobile app development, web development, and more and is small.The firm was established in 2017.
  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    ZeMind Studios was founded in 2012 and is located in Toronto, Canada. With about ten employees, they provide mobile app development, AR/VR development, and UX/UI design services to midmarket and small businesses.

    Clients
    Fairfax Media
    Jam3
    Secret Location
    Adidas
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ZeMind Studios provided app design and development services for a mobile app technology company. They helped to turn feature ideas into a fully functional iOS and Android application. They provided satisfactory work.

    "We have been incredibly satisfied with the work that they have done and continue to do." –Director of Operations, Mobile App Technology Company

  • 19
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada
    Crowdlinker is a software development company based in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 2012, the small team provides custom software development, ux/ui design, digital strategy, mobile app development, and more.
    Industries
  • 20
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    TERRAFORM is a premium custom software and mobile app developer in Calgary, Canada. It was founded in 2009 and currently has a team of fewer than 20 people. TERRAFORM works primarily with small to mid-market businesses from the oil, gas, and energy industries. The team not only specializes in mobile app development services but also offers custom software development and web applications, UI/UX design, and website development and consultation.

    Clients
    Mid-sized Oil and Gas
    Small and Medium Business
    Enterprise
    Startups
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A construction company hired TERRAFORM to create an iOS tablet app. Per the client's requirements, they created an app that could work offline and automatically sync with the servers once in coverage range. 

    "Overall, they've addressed any questions that have come up. Change orders were done in a timely manner. ... Their personality stands out. They're outgoing, easy to talk to, and easy to follow up with." – Business Operations Manager, Construction Company

  • 21
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    App Guys Inc. is a development company in Calgary, Canada. App Guys was founded in 2014 and has fewer than 10 employees. The company provides its clients with mobile app development, web development, and custom software development services.

    Clients
    StaffingCall
    Krowd
    eMoodie
    Notable Project

    A consumer loyalty app hired App Guys when its founder struggled to develop code for the app. App Guys rebuilt the app from scratch for both iOS and Android and successfully implemented a barcode-scanning tool that allows customers to quickly and easily scan barcodes.

    “We've received nothing but positive feedback from partners and users alike.” - Founder, Consumer Loyalty App

  • 22
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Lattice Studios is a digital product design and development agency located in Toronto, and Calgary, Canada. They have two employees. Founded in 2018, they provide web development as well as product and graphic design services. Their clients include small businesses and midmarket agencies in business services and education as well as the arts, entertainment, and music industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lattice Studios developed a website to increase visibility for an employer-assisted loan repayment company. They also rebuilt the backend of the client's software product. The website generated exclusively positive feedback.

    "They really listened to our needs and understood what our specific challenges were." —Communications Director, Employer-Assisted Loan Repayment Company

  • 23
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Aeqdigital is a digital agency based in Vancouver, Canada. They were founded in 2012 and have a team of more than 50 employees who specialize in UI/UX design, mobile app development, and product design to create innovative digital products for their clients. 

    Clients
    iQmetrix
    BuildDirect
    Central1
    Kit and Ace
    Notable Project

    Aeqdigital created an app for a social media startup. They developed the app, which would allow users within close physical proximity to each other to communicate, according to the client’s specifications, and were able to meet all of them, including custom imagery and a quick chat function. The client reported that, after launch, all of the user feedback about the app was positive. 

    “Overall, we were impressed with their passionate approach to the creative elements of our app. It was clear that they were invested in the product and really cared about its look and feel.” – Cofounder, Social Media Startup
     

  • 24
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada
    Dakai Group, a small web development company, is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. They offer web development, mobile app development, custom software development, IT strategy consulting, and more and were established in 2017.
    Industries
  • 25
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Reev is a software development firm headquartered in Toronto and founded in 2018. The company is made up of fewer than 10 employees and specializes in mobile app development, AR/VR development, and UX/UI design. They have a client focus towards small businesses in the eCommerce, retail, and consumer products industries.
     

    Clients
    Litguide Inc.
    floraVerve Natural Wellness
    Aurora E&E Dentistry
    Pargol E
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Reev worked for a natural wellness company where they created an iOS app for their customers. In the app, they implemented AR functions that corresponded with specific products. 

    “We’re completely satisfied with their services and ability to stick to the schedule.” – CEO, Natural Wellness Company
     

  • 26
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    10 - 49 Employees
    Charlottetown Canada
    Small custom software development company Technology Consulting, is located in Charlottetown, Canada. Their services include custom software development, IT strategy consulting, business consulting, mobile app development, and more.
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    50 - 249 Employees
    Charlottetown Canada
    Sin is an application management & support company. The midsize Charlottetown, Canada-based firm was founded in 2007. Their services include application management & support, IoT development, mobile app development, application testing, and more.
  • 28
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Halton Hills Canada
    Alias Apps is a small application development firm in Halton Hills, Canada. Founded in 2014, the team offers mobile app development, ux/ui design, and web development.
    Industries
  • 29
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada
    Gskinner is a custom software development company founded in 2002. Based in Edmonton, Canada, their small team specializes in custom software development, AR/VR development, mobile app development, web design, and more.
  • 30
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada
    IQ Interactive Inc. Is a custom software development company established in 2003. The small team specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, and web development. The firm is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada.
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