In web terms, a piece of software that autonomously accesses websites. The most common case are search engine bots indexing web pages (e.g. Googlebot). Less desirable are spambots, which either harvest email addresses, post comment or blog spam or look for vulnerabilities. To be able to vote here, bots would have had to manage to log in as a user.How old is a robot? Actually, WTF is a robot? There are 10 on the forum now.