Author: Tanvi Mainkar

Tanvi S Mainkar is an eighth grader studying in National Public School in Rajajinagar, Bangalore, India. She is a passionate teenager who wants to make a positive impact on society.

Two very strange things happened recently to make me feel that society’s technological over-indulgence was paving the way to disaster. One was a three-year-old girl`s addiction to an electronic device that was so severe as to require digital detox rehabilitation. The other was a girl, just a little older than I am, who got trapped and abused by a predator who started altering photos of her in objectionable ways. These cases made me start thinking about the darker side of the technological marvels that by and large have changed our life beyond imagination. I also felt that people were overlooking…

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