Shareaholic powers content distribution, discovery and sharing of web content for over 450 million people each month. Part of how this works involves the temporary display of images or details related to the web content, such as the title, thumbnail and excerpt for the web page. This information is used by Related Posts, Content Analytics and other Shareaholic apps.
Steve Bot is a web bot that scrapes the HTML of a web page to gather, cache and display this information. You can learn more about Steve Bot here.
If you have custom bot rules set in your robots.txt file, make sure to allow Shareaholic by adding the following two lines to your robots.txt file:
User-agent: shareaholic Allow: