Apple’s Applebot Follows Googlebot’s Instructions in Robots.txt Files

by Jennifer Slegg
John Mueller from Google pointed out an interesting fact about Apple’s Applebot – if a robots.txt file makes no mention of Applebot, but does mention Googlebot, the Applebot will follow the same instructions as for Googlebot. Apple’s Applebot is used for both Siri and Spotlight Suggestions for iOS users.Read the full article