Now Gmail lets you understand your spam

A new feature in Gmail Labs offers translation of messages written in foreign languages. No doubt, this feature was probably created with good intentions -- such as being able to effortlessly communicate with someone that doesn't speak your language.

A new feature in Gmail Labs offers translation of messages written in foreign languages. No doubt, this feature was probably created with good intentions -- such as being able to effortlessly communicate with someone that doesn't speak your language.

Unfortunately, I'm sure that most people are in the same boat as me -- I don't know anyone that doesn't speak English well enough to communicate with me. The only people that need me to understand a different language is spammers.

So how about this Google: Let's add to settings the ability to filter out email that is in languages other than the one you speak? Or, better yet, have an exceptions list if you speak multiple.

What do you think? Let's hear what you have to say in the TalkBack!