Bots Make up 61.5% of All Internet Traffic


According to the internet has more bots visiting website than actual people. The static showed that the bot to human ratio was extremely high as only 38.5% of internet traffic is made up of actual people. The other 61.5% are bots, scrapers, hacking tools, spammers and other impersonators.

Bots are a software application that runs automated tasks over the Internet. Typically, bots perform tasks that are both simple and structurally repetitive, at a much higher rate than would be possible for a human alone. The largest use of bots is in web spidering, in which an automated script fetches, analyses and files information from web servers at many times the speed of a human.

The data shows that bot traffic has actually increased by over 10% in just one year, but the good news is spammers have been on the decline and the amount dropped this year to only 0.5%.