Twitter Finally Turns On HTTPS For Everyone
By on March 15th, 2011

Back in January, I had spotted a new feature in which allowed users to browse using HTTPS. However, the feature was quickly removed by Twitter for some reason.

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Today, Twitter has officially brought back that feature for everyone and now allow users to switch to HTTPS browsing by making a change to their settings. By default, Twitter will start using the HTTPS protocol for any validations done through them and also in the official Twitter apps for and .

However, mobile users will have to forcefully load https://mobile.twitter.com to make use of the HTTPS feature. Twitter is working on using HTTPS for mobile users who select the above option automatic in future.

Using HTTPS is a good way to encrypt your data while you browse on the internet and this move is definitely good. Other major providers which provide HTTPS support include , and Hotmail.

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    Its good new to secure your tweets from unwanted elements

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    It is really good now twitter user’s will more secure while tweeting their personal stuff

 
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