According to Wikipedia and other sources, “digital literacy” is defined as, “an individual’s ability to find, evaluate, and compose clear information through writing and other mediums on various digital platforms. Digital literacy is evaluated by an individual’s grammar, composition, typing skills and ability to produce writings, images, audio and designs using technology. While digital literacy initially focused on digital skills and stand-alone computers, the advent of the Internet and use of social media, has caused some of its focus to shift to mobile devices. Digital literacy does not replace traditional forms of literacy, instead building upon the skills that form the foundation of traditional forms of literacy.
Worldwide, it is clear that greater percentages of a population are gaining access to computers and smartphones with access to social media and the web. This means that many more people in the coming years will become “digitally literate”, and of those many will seek out greater opportunities via the digital marketplace. US MRKT seeks to participate by educating through its digital platform. Greater digital literacy leads to increased financial security.