Social Media App Development Company

  • Custom social media development
  • Messaging apps development
  • Dating apps development

We’re a social media app development company that creates exceptional apps that help companies meet their objectives.

Social media app development services

Increased user engagement

Social features that are inherent in any social media app motivate users to interact with the app and increase their engagement for business.

Sense of community

Apps with social elements provide touchpoints with customers vital for building a community around the brand and increasing customer loyalty.

Source of valuable insights

Social media apps grant customers insights that help to find out their needs and study user behavior to make smarter business decisions.

Cover broader audience

Expand your customer base and gain traffic to your website by reaching a larger audience with the help of social media apps.

Got any questions?
Drop us a line and our managers will consult you on creating a Social media app solution for your business needs.
Our clients say

DKHenrik Loop

CTO at Blockbuster, TDC

“We’re very happy with Cleveroad. They seem to work in the way that we do, and we have a close collaboration with them. Every day we talk to the developers and outline what needs to be done."

Our awards

Leading rating & review platforms rank Cleveroad among top software development companies due to our tech assistance in clients' digital transformation.

Clutch

Top 1000 Companies Global 2020

AppFutura

Top Custom Software Development Company

Extract

Top B2B Companies Global 2020

Goodfirms

Top Software Development Company

Clutch

Top B2B Companies Unite States 2019

Wadline

Top Web Developers 2020

Social media apps we can deliver

Our social media app developers have extensive experience in creating different types of social media apps that suit various business needs.
Social networks
Intended to connect people, these apps are packed with user-centric features like chats, audio and video calls, and comment sections, making communication easier.
Built for:
Mobile
Web
Media sharing networks
Self-expression platforms allow to create and post videos, music, artworks, articles and share them with others to find like-minded people and enhance produced content.
Built for:
Mobile
Web
Discussion apps
Users always want to discuss news and their favorite topics. These platforms can provide this opportunity with thread creation, likes, replies, content sharing and more.
Built for:
Mobile
Web
Consumer reviews networks
Reviews are vital for the decision-making process of every user. Reviews networks allow to share, read and discuss reviews on various goods and services with others.
Built for:
Web

Tech stack we use to create social media apps

ARCore
Google Maps API
Apple Map Kit
ML Kit
IBM Watson
Microsoft Bot Framework

Ask our managers anything you want to know about software development, and they’ll answer your question within 24 hours. It’s free of charge and commitment.

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Our approach to a social media app development

Discovery phase
We schedule a meeting with the client to clarify all project details. They include industry, goals, requirements, and more. Business Analysts compile all information in the specification, while designers make wireframes.
Product design
Based on wireframes and requirements from the previous phase, designers create eye-catching prototypes that show the final design of each screen. After the client’s approval, designers send prototypes over to developers and the development begins.
Product development
The development process is split into sprints, during which developers must implement a certain number of features. Each feature goes through QA testing to make sure everything works as intended. This cycle continues until every feature is developed.
Release
We conduct final polishing, publish the app, and transfer all deliverables to a client. After that, we initiate post-release support to implement minor tweaks based on the owner’s feedback and provide the onboarding process on request.

Certifications

We keep deepening our expertise to build even more innovative, secure, and compliant software

Key-features to power your social media app

Users spend around 3 hours daily on social media thanks to the mix of retention-oriented features that you should definitely consider when creating an app.

Real-time messaging

  • Chatting is what social apps are all about. We’ll help you build real-time messaging to meet user needs with socket.io and related technologies.

Audio and video calls

  • Another feature that lets users always stay in touch with their friends is audio and video calls. We typically use WebRTC RTP and RTMP protocols to implement streaming features.

Content posting and sharing

  • This feature lets users personalize their pages and share news and content with others. We’ll create a user-friendly yet powerful functionality with user needs in mind.

AIl recommendations

  • AI recommendations are a great way to increase user experience and make it more personal. It can be a news feed based on interests or new friends suggestions.

Location-based content

  • Showing content relevant to users’ location is another way to retain them. Google Places can be of great help in making this feature for most products.

Push notifications

  • Keep in touch with your users with the help of push notifications. Our social media app developers use the FCM tool to develop personalized push notifications.

User profile

  • It’s a cornerstone of many apps. We take into account your ideas and requirements to build a thoughtful profile screen with all necessary information.

Newsfeed

  • Users want to stay tuned, so it’s vital to give them an option to have news on the tip of their fingers. That’s where all updates from friends and channels of interest are stored.

Why choose us as a social media app development company

Sergey Molchanov

Social Media consultant

  • Flexible cooperation models
  • On-demand NDA contract
  • In-depth social media development expertise
  • We can build solutions from scratch or update existing ones
  • Using only modern technologies and techniques
  • Know how to comply with ISO 27001, HIPAA, IEC 62304, ISO 13485
  • Free consultation and initial estimate from Business Analysts
  • 24/7 communication via corporate tools and regular development reports

Software development services we provide

Custom software
Custom social media apps from scratch based on business requirements
We learn the client's business, collect ideas, requirements, and compile them into the documentation. Once preparations are done, we proceed to UI/UX and app development.
MVP
MVP project to test the viability, collect feedback and attract investors.
MVP is only packed with must-have features to reduce development time, minimize time-to-market, and cut costs.
Team extension
First-class social media app developers to expand your in-house team.
You can save time and money hiring experienced developers from outside. We have a large pool of IT experts that can be managed by us or on your side.

Social media apps we’ve delivered

Social media app for dancers
Challenge:
Create a place where dancers from all over the world can share dancing videos and compete with each other. The entire app must be built using a high-performance server-side for fast media uploading.
How we solved it:
Developed a Swift-based app for iOS with a powerful server-side built with Node.js and MySQL. The main feature of Ayoo Dance is called ‘Dance Battle’. It allows users to record synchronous videos where one dancer repeats the moves of another and lets the audience decide who is the most skilled dancer by means of likes.
Core tech stack:
Swift, Node.js, MySQL
Team:
9 members
Duration:
7 months
Networking and online dating app
Challenge:
The client wanted to make a dating app for the US market where Tinder-like apps aren’t so common. The main idea is a traffic light style UI where green means super sympathy, yellow is regular like, and red is a dislike. The security of users’ data was also at the forefront.
How we solved it:
We created the iOS version of GreenLight app with a user-friendly design and traffic lights color scheme. The app is based on Swift, Moya, Angular, and MySQL. We ensured user data security with ISO 27001 compliance.
Core tech stack:
Swift, C#, Angular
Team:
6 members
Duration:
3 months
Frequently asked questions
Take a look at how we solve challenges to meet project requirements.
You can expect several benefits from implementing social media app into your business:
  • You can build a community around your brand and gain new leads from it.
  • You receive a source of valuable market insights that’ll help you learn your audience and make smarter business decisions.
  • You will open a broader audience to expand your customer base.
  • You can increase user engagement via in-app features for more unique communications with your audience.
Data security is everything. To make your social media app secure, it must comply with HIPAA, IEC 62304, ISO 13485, ISO 27001, ISO 27799 security standards. If you can handle this yourself, find a reliable IT vendor that can develop a social media app for you with all necessary compliances.
Every product we create goes through several stages that grant fast development and over-the-top software quality that pleases clients’ business needs. These stages are:
  • Discovery phase
  • UI/UX design
  • Product development
  • Release and post-release support
It depends on the type of app and your business goals. But we’ve formed a pack of key-features for this kind of apps:
  • User profile
  • Newsfeed
  • Real-time messaging
  • Content posting and sharing
  • AI recommendations
  • Audio and video calls
  • Push notifications
  • Location-based content
We have several unique social media apps portfolio cases:
You have three options to choose from:
  • Software development from scratch. We build your app based on your requirements and business needs for the ground.
  • MVP development. We help you create a minimal viable product so you can test your idea on real customers and receive feedback for further development.
  • Team extension. We provide you our developers to expand your in-house team.

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