How often are you still playing Wordle? Turns out a TON of people have given up on the word-guessing game because online searches for each daily answer have increased almost 196% since January according to a new report.
According to a study by Wordfinderx, on a scale of 0 to 100 Google searches for “today’s wordle” were at a zero, but by mid-February it was all the way up to 100 and it's mostly when the New York Times bought the puzzle that led to the increase in searches.
The most common of these Wordle searches were for “swill” and “aroma,” which both registered 100s on the search engine’s popularity scale and most likely were some of the words everyone was stumped by in 2022.
Oddly enough, the study also found the US state that most frequently cheated and it turns out everyone in New Hampshire really doesn't have the patience to guess today's daily word in Wordle. Here were some of the other states that have "cheated" the most by searching for the answers and DC even made the list:
- New Hampshire
- Vermont and Rhode Island
- DC, Massachusetts, and Maine