By malmy at 21 November, 2012, 9:38 am
I’ve never sent a direct message. If my tweet count is 30, and I send someone a direct message, will my tweet count then be 31?
Direct messages aren’t counted as normal tweets, and they aren’t visualize in your profile page.
Informations about direct messages: http://support.twitter.com/articles/14606-what-is-a-direct-message-dm