Tag: bots

Content & SEO, Marketing Channels

How & Why To Prevent Bots From Crawling Your Site

May 24, 2022

Via: Search Engine Journal

For the most part, bots and spiders are relatively harmless. You want Google’s bot, for example, to crawl and index your website. However, bots and spiders can sometimes be a problem and provide unwanted traffic. This kind of unwanted traffic […]

Automation, Marketing Technologies

How AI is Forcing Marketers to Reinvent the Industry

September 24, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

From customer support bots to social media bots that respond to comments and questions automatically, the age of artificial intelligence in marketing is already here. However, because of how ingrained AI has become in our everyday lives, marketers now have […]

Big Data, Platforms & Software

Facebook Announces New Messenger Tools at F8, with a Focus on Bots

April 19, 2017

Via: Social Media Today

As part of their annual F8 developer conference, Facebook has announced a new update for their Messenger platform, with a range of new tools and features designed to get you doing more on Messenger, and to promote the utility of […]


Bots are the new apps, only they suck (for now)

October 7, 2016

Via: Digiday

A little more than six months ago, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella proclaimed that “bots are the new apps.” Like many tech-proclamations, it turned out to be breathless, partly true and strategically devoid of pesky details. And for most of the […]


Facebook Messenger and the New World of Bots

June 16, 2016

Via: Social Media Today

Do you recall Orion, the cat from the first Men In Black movie? Around his neck hung a marble-size pendant which, to everyone’s surprise, contained an entire galaxy filled with billions of stars. As fantastically sci-fi as that may seem, […]

Editorial, News, Web Advertising

Stopping online advertising fraud once and for all

June 16, 2016

Via: Olivia Foster

In late 2014 the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s), Association of National Advertisers (ANA), and Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) created the New York-based Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) for the purpose of “eliminating fraudulent digital advertising traffic, combating malware, fighting […]

Automation, Web Advertising

Humans Overtake Bots on the Internet

December 17, 2015

Via: Direct Marketing News

May the force be with us! Humans this year took back control of the World Wide Web from those artificial webcrawlers called bots. But according to Web security provider Imperva—which first revealed the dominance of the automatons in 2012—bad bots […]