Google has confirmed an issue with Google Discover traffic related to a bug with the Google October 2023 core update. The issue started on October 5, 2023, when the core update started to roll out, and was fixed on October 31, 2023. Google wrote, on the Search Status report, “On October 5, we found a bug with how our October 2023 core update was applied to Discover.” “As of October 31, we fixed the bug. Google also posted, “We found a bug with how our Oct. 2023 core update was applied to Discover, which has now been corrected. If you noticed unusually low Google Discover traffic for your site since October 5th, it may be related to this bug with the core update.