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Social & Communities

Build Vibrant 

Social Communities At Scale

Grow your in-app community into the millions with Stream Chat, Video, and Audio components.

Trusted By Leading Social and Community Apps

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The Match Group Logo
The logo of HealthifyMe
The logo of Movember
The logo of Zoosk
nextdoor logo
The Match Group Logo
The logo of HealthifyMe
The logo of Movember
The logo of Zoosk

Key Social and Community App Features

Engagement Features

Express emotion with emoji reactions, keep conversations flowing with read receipts, in-line replies, typing, and user presence indicators, and add personal flair with URL enrichment, GIPHY, and multimedia.

Chat Offline Support

Enable community members to connect anywhere, anytime with Stream's OOTB support for offline mode with access to in-app chat, voice, and video capabilities even when the network is off.

Live Conversations

Empower community members and creators to share their knowledge and engage with others using their preferred communication method.



When you leverage Stream's multi-tenancy capability, you can create multiple communities with access to specific channels and users.

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Push Notifications

Drive users back into your social and community app by alerting them with a home screen notification for new posts or messages.

Custom User Experience

Build the experience you need by customizing our UI components and implementing custom messages or user events.

Performant Solutions You Can Trust

Custom UX

Build A Best-In-Class UX

Reach parity with popular messenger and video calling apps with Stream to keep your community in-app and coming back for more.

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Scale to Millions

Stream’s intuitive chat, video, and voice interfaces can effortlessly support your social app’s thriving community no matter how large it grows.

Keep Your Community Safe

Identify and eliminate bad actors to keep your social community safe with our suite of moderation tools and empower users to mute, block, and report others or specific messages.

Discover Why Social & Community Apps Choose Stream

Pluang evaluated Stream, Sendbird, and Amity but chose to integrate the Stream Chat API and React SDK because of its ability to scale, reliably support a high number of DAU, and provide a rich catalog of features to improve user experience.

Ajaib found Stream and quickly migrated from another chat provider and replaced its in-house build with Stream's Chat and Activity Feeds APIs and SDKs.

From the first sales call, it was clear to Teamworks that Stream could support their unique use case. They found the chat API and React and React Native SDKs to be feature-rich, the Edge network to be reliable and scalable, and the documentation to be complete.

Let's Discuss Your Use Case

Learn more about our custom solutions

Real-Time Communication for Social Apps

Connecting inside your own app with real-time communication solutions increases user engagement and provides positive brand perception when coupled with a consistent user experience that’s available through Stream’s SDKs.

Security & Compliance

  • GDPR
  • DPF
  • SOC2
  • Privacy Shield Framework
  • ISO 27001

Available Options

  • 24/5 Emergency Support
  • Shared Slack Channels
  • AI Text & Image Moderation
  • 99.999% Uptime SLA
  • Audit logs
  • Onboarding services
  • SSO, SAML, 2FA
  • Dedicated AWS Region Stack

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Our Products

Chat Messaging

A faster and easier way to build in-app chat.

Video and Audio

Build reliable in-app video calling and streaming.

Activity Feeds

Grow engagement with enterprise-ready feeds.

Migrate For Free In 30 Days or Less

  • Automatically import exports
  • Bi-directional webhook sync for zero downtime migrations
  • Engineering assistance and resources to support design, integration, and launch

Start coding for free

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If you're interested in a custom plan or have any questions, please contact us.