Category: Internet bots

Akancha Srivastava Foundation
Akancha Srivastava, is the founder of Akancha Srivastava Foundation. The Foundation was formed in 2017. It is an 80G certified, non-profit organization in India that works for the education and empowe
Gambling bot
Gambling bots are software which use a gambling website's Application programming interface (API) to speed up the process of placing bets based upon a gambling system or betting strategy to decide whi
Automated Content Access Protocol
Automated Content Access Protocol ("ACAP") was proposed in 2006 as a method of providing machine-readable permissions information for content, in the hope that it would have allowed automated processe
ClueBot NG
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Twitter bot
A Twitter bot is a type of bot software that controls a Twitter account via the Twitter API. The social bot software may autonomously perform actions such as tweeting, re-tweeting, liking, following,
CongressEdits (@congressedits) was an automated Twitter bot account created in July 2014 that tweeted changes to Wikipedia articles that originated from IP addresses within the ranges assigned to the
A votebot is a software automation built to fraudulently participate in online polls, elections, and to upvote and downvote on social media. Simple votebots are easy to code and deploy, yet they are o
Bingbot is a web-crawling robot (type of internet bot), deployed by Microsoft October 2010 to supply Bing. It collects documents from the web to build a searchable index for the Bing (search engine).
Clickbot.A is a botnet that is used for click fraud. The bot was first discovered by at SANS' Internet Storm Center in May 2006. At that time, the botnet had infected about 100 machines. The infected
Lsjbot is an automated Wikipedia article-creating program, or Wikipedia bot, developed by Sverker Johansson for the Swedish Wikipedia. The bot primarily focuses on articles about living organisms and
Computer game bot Turing test
The computer game bot Turing test is a variant of the Turing test, where a human judge viewing and interacting with a virtual world must distinguish between other humans and video game bots, both inte
Internet bot
An Internet bot, web robot, robot or simply bot, is a software application that runs automated tasks (scripts) over the Internet, usually with the intent to imitate human activity on the Internet, suc
A spambot is a computer program designed to assist in the sending of spam. Spambots usually create accounts and send spam messages with them. Web hosts and website operators have responded by banning
Social bot
A social bot, or also described as a social AI or social algorithm, is a software agent that communicates autonomously on social media. The messages (e.g. tweets) it distributes can be simple and oper
Video game bot
In video games, a bot is a type of artificial intelligence (AI)–based expert system software that plays a video game in the place of a human. Bots are used in a variety of video game genres for a vari
How Bad Is Your Spotify?
How Bad Is Your Spotify?, also known as How Bad Is Your Streaming Music? and "Judge my Spotify", is an internet bot created by Matt Daniels of digital publication The Pudding that will roast users bas
XRumer is a piece of software made for spamming online forums and comment sections. It is marketed as a program for search engine optimization and was created by BotmasterLabs. It is able to register
Googlebot is the web crawler software used by Google that collects documents from the web to build a searchable index for the Google Search engine. This name is actually used to refer to two different
A botnet is a group of Internet-connected devices, each of which runs one or more bots. Botnets can be used to perform Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks, steal data, send spam, and allow th
Colloquis, previously known as ActiveBuddy and Conversagent, was a company that created conversation-based interactive agents originally distributed via instant messaging platforms. The company had of
Msnbot was a web-crawling robot (type of internet bot), deployed by Microsoft to collect documents from the web to build a searchable index for the MSN Search engine. It went into beta in 2004, and ha
Wikipedia bots
Wikipedia bots are Internet bots (computer programs) that perform simple, repetitive tasks in Wikipedia. One prominent example of an internet bot used in Wikipedia is Lsjbot, which generated millions
A knowbot is a kind of bot that collects information by automatically gathering certain specified information from web sites. KNOWBOT is the acronym for Knowledge-Based Object Technology. This term, u