Twingly

Last updated 9 hours ago.

What is Twingly?

About

Twingly is an intelligence gatherer operated by Twingly. 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.

Detail

Operator Twingly
Documentation https://app.twingly.com/public-docs/crawler

Type

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.

Insights

Activity on Your Website

Half of your website's traffic probably comes from artificial agents, and they're becoming more intelligent every day.

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Other Websites

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of top websites are currently blocking Twingly in some way
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Access Control

Should I Block Twingly?

Probably not, especially if you benefit from an intelligence gathering service yourself. However, you might choose to block them if you're concerned about things like server resource usage.

Using Robots.txt

User Agent Token Description
Twingly Should match instances of Twingly

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

# robots.txt
# This should block Twingly

User-agent: Twingly
Disallow: /

Instead of doing this manually, you can generate a robots.txt that stays up to date with the agent list automatically.

Set Up Your Robots.txt