Digital You Evolving to Enhance Online Experience

By Andrea Brands, Director, Consumer Safety and Education, AT&T
Mar 10, 2016 1:10 PM ET

Over the years, many of us at AT&T have been involved in efforts to help people learn more about how to get the most out of technology, whether it is training older adults to use their first smartphone or teaching students how to handle cyberbullying. Last year, we had the exciting opportunity to launch Digital You, a new, comprehensive AT&T program that offers tools, tips, apps, guidance and events for people of all ages and levels of online experience to learn more about how to have a safe and secure online experience.

Since the program launched in August 2015, community education events have already reached thousands of consumers across 28 states. Even more events are planned in the coming months.

On you can find a resource library with materials on the topics you care about. We also added new educational resources about applying to college, developing new skills for workforce readiness or searching for a job. Through collaboration with experts from Common Sense Media, OASIS Institute, iKeepSafe and others, we have been able to compile a collection of materials that provide information on how to get the most out of technology.

Technology is constantly changing and our approach to technology education should change and evolve as well. The past 7 months have shown us that Digital You is an exciting step in that direction as we continue to receive feedback and add resources. We hope that it helps you get more out of the technology you use every day.

Follow #digitalyou on Twitter to see what’s happening around the country and to let us know how you’re using Digital You materials.