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Does Facebook only support HTTP or does it have HTTPS also?

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Check this facecrooks.com/blog/internet-safety-a-privacy/item/… –  user8568 Feb 11 '11 at 23:39
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This feature has become publicly available, however it is turned off by default.

To enable it, navigate to Account Settings > Account Security and check the HTTPS box.

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Wow, why isn't this advertised more, or even... on by default... I think this is the correct answer! –  fretje Feb 9 '11 at 11:11
    
Definitely the right answer. Thanks! –  trip0d199 Feb 9 '11 at 13:59
    
More info: blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=486790652130 –  mark4o Feb 9 '11 at 17:02
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Just note that SSL is not enabled on the login page, which almost defeats the whole point of enabling SSL. Read more here: digitalsociety.org/2011/02/… –  musicfreak Feb 10 '11 at 19:30
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Yes - have a look at https://ssl.facebook.com/, however I do not think it is intended for use. All links from this site will redirect you back to non-SSL. I suppose it's grand if you want to check your live feed securely.

As a note: Going to https://www.facebook.com will throw a certificate error, so rather use the above link for access.

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Why do they have that weird setup? –  Michael Pryor Jun 30 '10 at 21:28
    
@Micheal - To be honest I've found it quite weird myself and am not sure at all. I don't think it's meant to be used though since all links redirect away from SSL. –  Kyle Rozendo Jun 30 '10 at 21:31
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https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere

That Firefox add-on will force SSL connections for Facebook, in addition to a growing number of other websites that support SSL (like wikipedia, google, meebo, etc). Future add-on updates will add support for additional sites.

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