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What is magpie-crawler?


magpie-crawler is an intelligence gatherer operated by Brandwatch. It's not currently known to be artificially intelligent or AI-related. If you think that's incorrect or can provide more detail about its purpose, please contact us.




Intelligence Gatherer
Searches for useful insights

Expected Behavior

The behavior of Intelligence Gatherers depends on the goals of their clients. For example, a client might be interested in brand sentiment, in which case the agent would crawl related social media or blog posts at a more frequent rate than unrelated websites.

Access Control

Using Robots.txt

User Agent Token Description
magpie-crawler Should match instances of magpie-crawler

You can block magpie-crawler or limit its access by setting user agent token rules in your website's robots.txt.

# robots.txt
# This blocks magpie-crawler

User-agent: magpie-crawler
Disallow: /

Instead of doing this manually, you can generate your robots.txt automatically using the free API or Wordpress plugin.

Get the Robots.txt


Other Websites

of top websites are currently blocking magpie-crawler in some way
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