What's with the registered users that are Bots?

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What's with the registered users that are Bots?

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Ahrefs [Bot], Bing [Bot], DLVR.IT, HarryofOz, hector, rab_rant, Semrush [Bot], St.Anningley

Not really worried, just curious.
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Re: What's with the registered users that are Bots?

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They arent registered users as such, just the forum software detects that they are bots or crawlers and displays them as users.

You will often see Bing and Google crawl the site for their search indexes. Sites like Ahrefs and Semrush are traffic analysis sites.
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Thanks Adam
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