Human-eyes only: Bots now 'account for 61% of web traffic'
In some staggering research by Incapsula; the firm suggests that 61% of all website traffic is now generated by automated bots - a rise of an incredible 21% over last year.
Of course not all bot traffic is malicious; much of it such as search engine “spiders” is actually helpful and improve the web experience for users.
So do you want the good, or the better news first?
Most of the growth in traffic was in these “friendly” bots. Examples of these are; tools used by search engines...