The Full form of DP is Display Picture. DP in social media stands for Display Picture also known as a profile picture. DP in context from social medias like Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram etc stands for Display Picture. It was used in the early days of online messaging. Profile Picture is the new term introduced by Facebook. Those who started using internet from the early days get used to the term DP, so they are not using Profile picture. Display Picture is what users see on the screen of their device, whether it’s a desktop monitor, smartphone, or a tablet whereas Profile picture is the image that represents a social media account in all its interactions across a platform. Profile pictures create a visual association for social media users, making it important for businesses to select the right image.