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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
    $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
    Toronto Canada

    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

  • 3
    $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
    Postmedia
    Pocketbooth
    The Chronicle Herald
    Tinrocket
    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

  • 4
    $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
    MyVision Board
    Ambitionary
    Hop On
    AIM Coaching
    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

  • 5
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New Westminster Canada

    Founded in 2001, Developex is a software development company that was founded in Kyiv, Ukraine with a secondary location in Vancouver. Their team of 231 specializes in custom software development, web development, app development, and application testing. 

    Clients
    Corsair
    Logitech
    Scull Candy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Developex entered at development partnership with a business intelligence software company to create design and implement that development for their software. The client was impressed with the level of efficiency they provided.   

    “They are deeply committed to the work. We sense that they feel just as much ownership in the product as we do. They are successful because of their high level of integrity and a strong commitment to quality.” –– CEO, Business Intelligence Software Company 

  • 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
    Revols
    Pixels
    The Mortgage Alliance Company of Canada
    American Medical Association
    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
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2011, iQlance is an IT consulting firm with offices in New York and Canada. The small team of designers, developers, and testers offers mostly mobile app development, as well as web development and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    TrackurPro
    Afghan Smart
    Foxx Legacy
    Onseen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    iQlance built a mobile and web app for a marketing firm’s client. The app tracked the location of workers and their work vehicles. iQlance was responsible for the app’s functionality, while the marketing firm handled the app’s launch.

    “We use a lot of independent contractors for several of our projects, and iQlance met everything we were looking for.” – Managing Partner, Marketing Agency

  • 8
    $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
    Honeywell
    Vancouver CoastalHealth
    TEDx
    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

  • 9
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 2012, CronJ is a software development company that is headquartered in Bangalore, India, with offices in the Netherlands, Abu Dhabi, and Calif. The team of 50 specializes in custom software development, web development, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    TCS
    Mitsubishi Motors
    Jindal Steel
    USA Today
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CronJ IT Technologies partnered with an education platform to develop a web application for users to assemble teams, perform tasks, and earn points that are redeemable for gift cards. They provided successful features for the launch of the application.

    “The platform has lots of features. User can earn gift cards by solving problems, which makes it more appealing. We appreciated their project management, especially compared to the vendors we had worked with before.” –– Project Manager, Education Platform

  • 10
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Zealous System is a global web and mobile app development company. They were founded in 2008 and have offices around the world in locations such as India, Canada, and New Zealand. Zealous System employs a team of 100 to tackle projects in mobile app, web development, custom software, and enterprise app development, as well as IoT. They mostly work with small and mid-size companies.

    Clients
    Neil Patel Digital
    Metropolitan College of New York
    New Zealand Tertiary College
    Civica
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An international golf tournament wanted to create a way for fans to engage with the golf World Final both at the event and remotely. Zealous System created an app for both iOS and Android that included itineraries, social media integration, and video highlights. The app was a success, with the number of app downloads nearly matching the number of attendees.

    "They provided accurate timelines and were highly responsive, making any changes we requested. While the language barrier is an understandable concern for companies working with offshore developers, we had no issues." – Project Manager, Golf Tournament

  • 11
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Deligence Technologies is a development company in New Delhi, India, founded in 2014. Deligence Technologies' team of 30+ provides mobile app development, web development, and e-commerce development services.

    Clients
    Delhi University
    Digital Ocean
    Doqumi
    Current Arials
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Deligence created a web-based that secured an exchange portal for medical images. The application created a central forum for medical professionals to communicate and share crucial imaging efficiently. The client was impressed by their honesty and development acumen. 

    "I have found Deligence to be honest in the way they do business. They always meet deadlines and provide free consultation. This has not always been the case with previous suppliers. Additionally, they place a lot of emphasis on developing high-quality products. " –Product Marketing Director, Software Development Company

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

    Many Hats is a custom software development firm located in Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 2018, their team of approximately 5–6 employees serves businesses of all sizes and industries. In addition to custom software, their specialty is mobile app development, but they also provide AR/VR and web development.

    Clients
    Mastercard
    Infiniti
    CCM
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Many Hats assisted a video game studio with components of a multi-platform video game. Their services included in-game testing, TeamCity configuration, and CIS Server porting. They've helped the client successfully deploy their products across a variety of platforms.

    "The testing infrastructure created is also quite versatile, so we will continuously be able to develop new tests as the needs of the project arise." — Managing Director, Video Game Studio

  • 13
    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
    Jump Natural
    Rubik's Cube
    Obria Medical Clinics
    SmashFund
    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

  • 14
    $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 

  • 15
    $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
    University of Toronto
    Glocalspace
    Temagami Systems
    AMD
    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

  • 16
    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
    Jelato
    Sneaker Con
    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
     

  • 17
    $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
    The Home Depot
    London Hydro
    Walmart
    Staples
    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 

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    MobileFolk is a software development company that was founded in 2008. The company is headquartered in Toronto and has a team of 9 employees who specialize in mobile app, web, and e-commerce development. 

    Clients
    Encounter
    Shuffle
    Juice Shark
    Nike
    Notable Project

    MobileFolk partnered with a telecomm security firm where they helped develop an iOS app for their client. They did frontend and backend work which included the incorporation of new features and bug fixes.

    "It’s quite impressive. I work closely with Alex (CEO, MobileFolk), and they always over-deliver on milestones." – CEO, Telecomm Security Firm

  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montreal Canada

    Founded in 2014, DOIT Software is an IT company based in Boston, Mass., with other offices in California and Ukraine. Its team of 25 specializes in mobile and e-commerce development, as well as UX/UI design.The client appreciated DOIT Software's ability to work overtime to meet deadlines, as well as their quick response times despite a significant time zone difference.

    Clients
    Sellvana
    Ideo Solutions
    Inigo
    Vonnlighting
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DOIT Software was hired by a consultancy to built an iOS app to accompany an existing Android app. DOIT Software also assisted with a digital business card product the consultancy created.

    "Before major releases, a part-time QA person spends a few days testing it before we push it to the App Store which results in a smooth launch and everything working great." - Business Consultant, Consultancy

  • 20
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Markham Canada

    Bridge Global is an IT solutions company headquartered in Schipol, Netherlands. They also have several other offices including Kochi, India, Kiev, Ukraine, Stockholm, Sweden, and East Brunswick, NJ. Since being founded in 2005, their team has grown to about 110 employees. Bridge Global offers custom software development, web development, application testing, and IT managed services.

    Clients
    Coffee Circle
    Novashops
    Woodwing
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A digital agency client brought in Bridge Global to outsource work for an overwhelmingly large project. Bridge Global created an e-commerce site on Magento and now do database work, quality assurance, and custom coding.

    "Bridge Global has a long-term strategic view on the work, versus the hit-and-run approach which we saw with other partners. They're a very thorough and thoughtful group. We've worked with many vendors, but Bridge Global has become a strategic partner of our firm." — Founder, Digital Agency

  • 21
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Mississauga Canada

    Go Logo Now is a design agency based in Irvington, N.J., with an office in Mississauga, Canada. The agency, founded in 2019, has more than 50 employees and provides mobile app development, web design, custom software development, logo, SEO, PPC, graphic design, and e-commerce development services. Go Logo Now serves small and larger-sized companies in various industries that include e-commerce, business services, and legal cannabis.

    Clients
    Nona's Bakeshop
    Posh Dolls
    Glam Beauty
    Razzouk Catering
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An events services company hired Go Logo Now to design their website to attract new clients and generate leads. Go Logo Now discussed the needs of the company and developed the website. The website received positive feedback from family and friends.

    "They helped me throughout the whole project." - Founder & CEO, Events Services Company

  • 22
    $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

  • 23
    $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
    Discover Canada
    Rockstart
    Sorat Wheels and Tires
    Biba Ventures
    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

  • 24
    $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
    Canadian Museum of Nature
    Calabogie Brewing Co.
    Telesat Canada
    The Haunted Walk
    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

  • 25
    $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
    DentaQuest
    Toronto Maple Leafs
    Aviva Partner
    Biblio Commons
    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 

  • 26
    $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
    Zomongo
    Wood Buffalo Environmental Association
    Awire Tech
    Paint My Ride
    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

  • 27
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Regina Canada

    Narmer Technology is a mobile app development company based in Regina, Canada. They have a team of around 10 employees and were founded in 2009. They provide primarily mobile app development services, and web design and SEO work. 

    Clients
    Treaty 4 Education Alliance
    TicTox
    Arivo
    Merge
    Notable Project

    Narmer Technology designed and developed a website and implemented SEO efforts for an ATM service company. They provide monthly reporting on the project. Their work helped the business grow 30% over 2 years. 

    "I was impressed by their quick response to any concern I had." – President, ATM Service Company

  • 28
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Oakville Canada

    Studio Krew is a digital creative agency founded in 2013. Based in New Dehli, India, the team of six specializes in mobile app development UX/UI design and IoT development. They primarily serve small business and enterprise level clients in the health care & medical, advertising & marketing, and education industries.

    Clients
    Relp
    The Asian Heritage Foundation
    SIO
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Studio Krew worked on web development and SEO for a standup comedian. The team built a customized website using a varied tech stack, including HTML5, PHP, and MySQL, to develop the frontend and backend of the site. Overall, the client was pleased with the team's work. 

    "They were professional and patient. Even though there were a set number of changes included in our agreement, Studio Krew listened to my feedback and requests. It took additional time, but the final product was what I wanted from them. They make sure that their client service is good and that the client is happy at the end of the project." — Standup Comedian

  • 29
    $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
    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

  • 30
    $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
    The;Selfling Teen Support Foundation
    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

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