Is the Internet Becoming the Bot Net? | Curation & The Future of Publishing | Scoop.it

"On the Internet, we’ve reached a tipping point where more than 50% of all Internet traffic is no longer generated by humans – instead, it's generated by a motley mix of search engine spiders, bots, scrapers, scammers, hackers and, yes, spies. We are no longer talking about the Internet, we are talking about the Bot Net – a “bot-mediated reality” where algorithms and bots influence where we go, how long we spend there and with whom we communicate."

 

This great pick by Sakis Koukouvis goes on to list impressive facts on how the Internet is being controlled by robots. 

 

Time to put Human Curation back into the game?


Via Sakis Koukouvis