Akismet – is it effective?

I have a WordPress site that is used for a virtual event twice a year and I use Formidable Forms as a sign up + user registration form. I have integrated ReCaptcha v3 to the form but on the last event I had an absolute avalanche of spam sign ups.

I have seen that Akismet will integrate with Formidable Forms but can I have people’s experience of using it, was it effective or does it still allow a fair amount of bad submissions? Thanks!


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