TikTok is the social media app where dancers thrive. The acronym DC stands for dance challenge. A dance challenge is when a TikTok choreographer makes an original routine, then challenges users to recreate the exact number. The letters DC are usually followed by a creator’s handle in a caption. That’s because it’s a way of crediting the original choreographer . It’s also a way of initiating (or continuing) a dance challenge. Charli D’Amelio showed how powerful the DC caption can be . when she completed a dance challenge from a more obscure account and sent some love their way. That artist now has 75,000 TikTok followers!