Google has announced a new update to its search algorithm to reduce spam results for users worldwide. The October 2023 Spam Update targets cloaking, hacked, auto-generated, and scraped spam content in multiple languages, including Turkish, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Hindi, Chinese, and others. According to Google, the update was prompted by feedback from its community members who reported seeing increased spam results in their native languages. Google hopes to provide more valuable and relevant search results by improving spam detection capabilities. Looking AheadThe October 2023 Spam Update will take a few weeks to roll out fully across Google’s search index.