What Are Robots?

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  1. autumnleavesnnovember

    autumnleavesnnovember Senior Member

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    You know the place where you can see how many members and guests are online? Well, it also shows "robots". What are those and do they hang around or just come and go like computer hackers?
     
  2. Mere Dreamer

    Mere Dreamer Super Moderators Staff Member Super Moderator

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    That's sites like google that send bots through tracking links for their search engines, mostly.
     
  3. fireflydancing

    fireflydancing just a fly in the sky Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Or just collecting data. There are robots that copy all the information they can lay their robotic hands on.
     
  4. autumnleavesnnovember

    autumnleavesnnovember Senior Member

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    Cryscat Senior Member

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    yeah, and then your posts show up in google search result!
     

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