Enable HTTPS option in Facebook and Twitter

Facebook and Twitter have just announced the availability of HTTPS/SSL all the time on the Facebook and Twitter. Enabling and using HTTPS mode for websites that require logins is pretty much important particularly if you are accessing the internet via unsecured public Wi-Fi connections.  Understanding how important it is for users to use HTTPS. Twitter has just added an option to enable HTTPS mode for everyone who uses the site. Let’s get into details about how to turn on the secure HTTPS mode for your Twitter and Facebook account.

Who Should Consider HTTPS Secure Mode For Facebook and Twitter users?
Facebook suggests that if you frequently use your account at public internet access enabled places coffee shops, restaurants, airports, libraries and schools etc.

How To Enable The HTTPS Mode In Facebook?
Open your account settings page and click on the “Account Security” section. You will find the “Secure Browsing (https)” option and check against “Browser Facebook on a secure connection (https) whenever possible” and click Save.

If you don't have this option. You may have to wait! Facebook will rollout the option for all the users in the coming weeks starting from today.

How To Enable The HTTPS Mode In Twitter?
Login to your Twitter account and click on the “Settings” which can be found by clicking on the dropdown arrow next to your account name (if you are using the new Twitter). You may also use the direct Twitter account settings page link to get onto the page.Scroll down to the bottom of the page and locate the HTTPS settings.Check against “Always use HTTPS” and click Save button.

You have now enabled the HTTPS mode for your account. Twitter and Facebook from now on, will send and receive data from its servers using secure HTTPS. So now you can just use Twitter and Facebook on any public Wi-Fi hotspots without worrying much about eavesdroppers. If you are using Twitter app on iPhone and iPad, this has already been enabled for you so you do not need to adjust this setting.