TurnitinBot is a bot for the website Turnitin. Turnintin call itself a feedback studio and markets itself for students. They call themselves the biggest database in the world and say they have more then 60 billion indexed webpages, 700 million student papers and 150 million scientific magazines and articles. It?s services are aimed ensuring originality and feedback for student papers and to prevent plagiarism. Their bot page has the following to say about it: This robot collects content from the Internet for the sole purpose of helping educational institutions prevent plagiarism. In particular, we compare student papers against the content we find on the Internet to see if we can find similarities.
The Internet of Bots has evaluated TurnitinBot against 50 different checkpoints, of which 24 have been confirmed as being positive. These checkpoints evaluate the transparency and occurrence of a bot and don´t necessarily say something about its quality. The BotRank is calculated as [24*2=] 48%. The details of the bot and the BotRank can be seen below. For more information on how the BotRank is made, you can visit the page Botrank.