spambot - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    a program designed to collect e-mail addresses from the internet in order to build mailing lists for sending spamSubmitted from United Kingdom on 23/02/2015
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    a program that collects information from social media and uses it to create popularity

    Horse_ebooks is a Twitter spam bot originally set up to promote horse-ebooks.com.

    Until further notice (or until Tumblr defeats this spambot plague), I’m being pretty ruthless with new followers.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/02/2015