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Bot Filtering

Overview

Bot filtering refers to the automatic filtering-out of impressions from bots and spiders. A request from a detected bot or spider will be fulfilled, but the impression or subsequent clicks will not be logged in our reporting system.

Scenario
Action Item

Using ados.js ad requests

Nothing. Adzerk automatically filters impressions for bots

Making requests to the Decision API from a browser or other client-side method

Must set "enableBotFiltering": true in the Decision API Request after placements

Making a server-side Decision API request

Must set "enableBotFiltering": false in the Decision API Request after placements

Bot Filtering