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Top 20 Social Media Application Developers in South Africa

December 2022

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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. 

List of the Best South Africa Social Media App Developers

  • 1
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Specno is a tech company based in Cape Town, South Africa. The company, founded in 2018, has a team of more than forty that provides, among others, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development solutions to businesses of all sizes.

    Clients

    • Old Mutual
    • Standard Bank
    • Wellness Warehouse
    • FinMeUp

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    Notable Project

    An application development company partnered with Specno to design an MVP. After discussing the project scope, the team worked according to the provided initial designs and presented a style for the UI. 

    "Their responsiveness to feedback and criticism was impressive."

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  • 2
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Bluegrass Digital is a managed services company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 1996, their team of 21 employees provides web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services.

    Clients

    • iClover
    • Equity Maven
    • PosTrack
    • Sanlam

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bluegrass Digital builds responsive .NET websites using Umbraco for a communications firm’s third-party clients. They provide ongoing development services as well as maintenance and support.

    "Bluegrass Digital is consistently an excellent partner for any large web development project."

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  • 3
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    App Developer Studio is an app development compant based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2008, their team of 9 employees specializes in mobile app development and UI/UX design.

    Clients

    • Penguin Random House
    • MTN
    • Mukuru
    • Huawei

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An advocate for the High Court of South Africa partnered with App Developer Studio to create a solution that would help identify damage on cars. This would help help resolve vehicle disputes.

    "They are very professional, diligent and are aware of the services they render."

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.3
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    SovTech is a custom software development company based in Johannesburg with offices in London and Nairobi. Founded in 2012, they work with enterprise and midmarket businesses with a focus on clients in the financial services industry. 

    Clients

    • Discovery
    • Deloitte
    • Standard Bank
    • SureSwipe

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SovTech built a WordPress frontend for a service marketplace. They migrated the site to an elastic cloud server and incorporated BitBucket to better manage third-party tools. The project is ongoing.

    "SovTech has a young dynamic team that is knowledgeable in their processes and skill set."

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  • 5
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    Bluebird Development is a software development company. Founded in 2017, the small firm is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Sandton, South Africa. Their team offers custom software development, web development, mobile app development, application management & support, and more.

    Clients

    • BSC
    • The Delta Group
    • CoinDirect
    • BVNK

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bluebird Development built a custom software for an environmental sustainability company. They implemented designs and briefs while working with a technical product manager from the company's side.

    "Their communication was excellent and they delivered very well."

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  • 6
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Fluidity Software Solutions is a software company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Run by more than 10 members, they have provided custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions to clients since their founding in 2013.

    Clients

    • Bravely
    • PathCare
    • Worth Busines
    • Pathcare

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fluidity Software Solutions provided mobile app development and software development. Their team supplied development resources to work on the dedicated team. 

    "They are always interested in helping us improve our way of working."

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  • 7
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton,

    Located in Sandton, South Africa and Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Design Agency Group is a small software development firm. They provide custom software development, IT strategy consulting, web development, mobile app development, and more and were established in 2017.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A property management company hired Digital Design Agency Group for rental management system development. The team managed the planning and execution of requirements for the documentation process accuracy.

    "We valued their responsiveness and their ability to listen to our needs."

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  • 8
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa
    App development firm Netgen Custom Software was launched in 2000. Their small team is headquartered in Randburg, South Africa; Cape Town, South Africa and Schiphol, Netherlands and focuses on mobile app development, digital strategy, and web development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Netgen Custom Software was hired by an educational institution to develop a mobile app. The team aims to rewrite an existing app in order to complement an existing legacy system.

    "The application has a very modern look and feel with no major bugs discovered."

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa
    Midsize digital strategy company The Delta, is in Cape Town, South Africa and Berlin, Germany. Founded in 2018, the team provides digital strategy, content marketing, ux/ui design, web development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Delta has acted as a venture building partner for a market research firm, developing a WhatsApp bot. They've also helped to commercialize the business.

    "The team is incredibly growth-minded and always looks to innovate."

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Durban,

    ZonkeTech is a software company based in Umhlanga, South Africa, and founded in 2016. With no more than 10 members, they are experts in custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for clients in the fields of gaming, business services, and IT solutions.

    Clients

    • Derivco
    • DVT
    • UCBRacing
    • RewardsCo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ZonkeTech provided database and web dev solutions for a software dev house. ZonkeTech created APIs and provided fixes throughout the project. The work (which was for the dev house’s client) was met with positive feedback from the client.

    “Internal PM, comms with ZT were good.” - Director, Software Dev House

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  • 11
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Vanderbijlpark, South Africa

    TransformIT Dynamics is a Vanderbijlpark, South Africa-based software development firm. The small company was established in 2020. Their services include custom software development, web development, mobile app development, e-commerce development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An online car marketing company partnered with TransformIT Dynamics to develop a website. The project will help to view detailed dashboards and portals.

    "They go the extra mile to make sure you are happy and satisfied."

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  • 12
    • Undisclosed
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Umhlanga, South Africa
    BET Software, a custom software development firm and application development company, was established in 2010. The agency specializes in custom software development and mobile app development and has a midsize team.
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  • 13
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Pretoria, South Africa
    Tribus Digita is an UX agency and application development firm in Pretoria, South Africa. Launched in 2017, the small team offers ux/ui design and mobile app development.
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  • 14
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town,
    RobotHouse is a custom software development firm. They are in Cape Town, South Africa and have a small team that focuses on custom software development, mobile app development, web development, ux/ui design, and more. The agency was launched in 2020.

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  • 15
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Durban,

    ElmMac Media is software development & digital marketing company based in Durban, South Africa, with an office in North London, Canada. The company, founded in 2012, has a team of more than ten that provides e-commerce development, SEO, web development, mobile app development, IT managed services, and custom software development services. ElmMac Media serves small companies in various industries that include IT, telecommunications, and advertising & marketing.

    Clients

    • Fresh Foods LLC
    • DebtNett
    • Coca Cola RSA
    • MTN UG

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A network marketing organization hired ElmMac Media for an ongoing engagement to provide marketing services. ElmMac Media has been meeting the organization's expectations during this engagement.

    "Acording to my experience with them everything is great." - CEO, Network Marketing Organization

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  • 16
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Pretoria, South Africa
    Established in 2018, TEQ VIRTUAL is a mobile app development company. Their small team is in Ahmedabad, India and Pretoria, South Africa and specializes in mobile app development, custom software development, e-commerce development, and web development.

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  • 17
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa
    Based in Sandton, South Africa, FJ worX is an UX company. The company offers ux/ui design, content marketing, graphic design, mobile app development, and more and is small.The company was founded in 2020.

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  • 18

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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa
    PODOM: Power of Digital Online Marketing is a digital strategy company headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. The small team provides digital strategy, social media marketing, conversion optimization, search engine optimization, and more and was founded in 2021.
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  • 19
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Knysna,
    Codilation is a web development company. The small Knysna, South Africa-based team provides web development, custom software development, ux/ui design, e-commerce development, and more. The agency was established in 2020.

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  • 20
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    Founded in 2010, 2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd is an IT solutions provider in Palakkad, India. With a team of 51, they specialize in e-commerce development, mobile app development, and web design. 

    Clients

    • United Nations
    • Empretec
    • SkoolBeep
    • Tamkeen

    Notable Project

    2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd provided the design for a web application to automate backend office processes. After iterating on the visuals, they proceeded to develop the solution.

    "...they deliver high-quality code that is semantically correct and on par with the latest coding standards."

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