Generate Private Message link to move from public Tweet to private conversation.

When a Tweet is created with a standardised deep link to create a Direct Message, Twitter will turn that simple URL into a link with a clear call to action that guides a user straight into composing a new Direct Message.

Using this new feature is easy. It requires that your Twitter account settings are set to "Receive Direct Messages from Anyone" (Settings > Security and Privacy > Privacy), and that you include a link in your Tweet using the following format.

https://twitter.com/messages/compose?recipient_id={your account's numeric user ID}
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Twitter Tweet: Send a private message link generator