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Shared by active / 07.02.2017

Over half of the world’s internet traffic isn’t coming from humans

According to a new report from Imperva, more than half of all internet traffic now comes from bots

When you think of the web, you often imagine people on the other end of a power button. Mobile phones, laptop computers, and large pipes bridge us with each of the corner globe, but humans aren’t all that the internet serves to connect.

According to a new report from Imperva, more than half of all internet traffic now comes from bots — software applications designed to do everything from posting Pro-Trump messages on Twitter to crawling the web to deliver better search results. Bots, these days, are capable of just about any repetitive online process humans are, and much like humans, they’re a mixed bag. Some are good, others are detrimental.

Over half of the world’s internet traffic isn’t coming from humans