|This user account is a bot operated by SpBot (talk).|
It is not a sock puppet, but rather an automated or semi-automated account for making repetitive edits that would be extremely tedious to do manually.
Template used to identify bot accounts and its operators.
Name of the operator
If labs=<any string> is set, then adds a new template indicating that the bot runs on the Tool Labs, reminding administrators to disable autoblocks so that other accounts running there aren't affected