We recently saw both Wikipedia and Reddit making the switch to HTTPS and it is pretty likely that at least one, if not both, were the last holdouts for the secure switch.
Google has been making the push for webmasters to all go HTTPS, with the slight ranking boost (more like a results tie breaker between two even results) and the news that Google does plan to make the HTTPS ranking signal stronger in the future.
Here is Illyes’ post, with animated GIF goodness.
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