Facebook unveiled new security enhancements on Jan. 26 designed to protect the content of users' profiles, RedOrbit reports. The new security tools include the availability of one-time passwords that members can use at shared computers in places such as airports or coffee shops, where keystrokes might be saved. Users can request a one-time-only password that expires in 20 minutes by sending a mobile phone text message "otp" to 32665.  The mobile phones must be registered in Facebook users' accounts to receive the temporary passwords. The announcement of the new tools coincides with this week’s international Data Privacy Day, the company...

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