REPORT: One In Ten Of Your Friends Will Not Be Human By 2015

One out of every ten Facebook friends could be a bot within five years, predicts the Gartner Group.

Human or bot? That will be the question to ask about your friend lists online. By 2015, about 10 percent of these contacts will be nonhuman, predicts the Gartner Group.

Don’t misread “nonhuman” here. We’re talking about bots.