What is DP and What is the full form of DP?

Hello Friends, if you use social media, you must have heard about the word DP and wondered what is the full form of DP. So, In this article, I am going to tell you What is DP and What is the full form of DP. So let’s get started.

Many times you must have heard from your friends that she/he has changed her/his DP and how it looks. People use DP on Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, etc. on social media and nowadays this word has become popular.

When people change their profile picture, their friends comment on it like, lovely DP, awesome DP etc. So you need to know the full form of DP.

Many of you will already know about DP full form, but when you are on this page, you want to know more about the word DP.

So if you want to know more about DP, then you have to read this full article.

Full-Form of DP

The word DP Full Form is “Display Picture”. DP has an important place in social networks like Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, etc. because this is the thing through which your friends will recognize you.

Previously, the picture posted on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, etc. was called as a profile picture, which later popularized as DP and this is the reason that people search the full form of DP on the Internet.

By the way, DP full form is Display Picture in the meaning of social media, but apart from this, there are many more full forms of DP, which you all need to know about.

Just as Computer Science students understand the meaning of DP as Data Processing, similarly students of Mathematics will understand the full form of DP as the Dirichlet Process.

People now use many shortcuts for social media, in such a situation it is very important for all of you to know the full form.

People also use the short form on social media to save their time and they can write more in less and less time and in such a situation it becomes a problem for new people to understand these short forms.

Just like on a good morning, they only write GM, similarly instead of okay they only write k, and similarly, they write DP instead of the profile picture.

Display picture is one of the 3 main factors to be used for any social media. We also know it by the name of NIP, which you can understand below.

  1. N – Name
  2. I – ID (username, email id, phone number)
  3. P – Profile Picture OR Display Picture

Here are all three things that make your identity on social media and people are able to identify you or verify that this is your real ID.

When you get a message from someone you do not know on social media, you first check their DP ie Display Picture and from there you can know whether it is well known or unknown.

How to Change DP on Facebook:

  1. First of all, you have to open Facebook, for this, you can use your mobile app or Chrome browser. (In chrome you need to login)
  2. Then click on your profile or name.
  3. All your information will be shown here.
  4. Here you will get an option of update your profile, click on it.
  5. Click on the upload photo.
  6. After that, you have to select your picture and then click on OK

In this way, you can change your FaceBook DP

How to Change DP in WhatsApp:

  1. First of all, open your WhatsApp to change your profile picture.
  2. After that, click on the three points at the top right corner.
  3. Then you have to click on Settings.
  4. After clicking, the camera has to be clicked in the profile picture.
    After that, go to the gallery, choose your image
  5. After that, you just have to click on OK.

In this way, you can change your WhatsApp DP


I hope you understand the word DP. If you liked this post please share it with your Friends and Family. Thank You.

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