Wordle, a web-based word game, has been named Googles most-searched term in 2022 . The game is a brainteaser that lets players guess a five-letter word by entering characters in boxes .
Wordle, a web-based word game that is considered to be the purest pastime in the English-speaking world, has been named Google's most-searched term in 2022.According to the search giants' annual Year in Search 2022 study, the well-known online game Wordle topped the list of global bestsellers.It is a free, easy word-guessing game that has suddenly gained a lot of traction on Twitter recently thanks to its simplicity, easy to use, and completely gratuitous modes.The rules of the game, which is a brainteaser, are simple: players must guess a five-letter word by entering characters in boxes.If the letter in their guess isn't in the intended word, it becomes grey.It will turn yellow if it is in the correct word but in the wrong place.If it is in the correct word and location, it will green.According to a story in The Guardian, Joshua Wardle, a Brooklyn software engineer, created the game for his partner, Palak Shah, who loved word games. Since he and his partner played the game for a few months, Mr Wardle considered the game Wordle to be a play on his surname.He then shared it with his relatives on their WhatsApp group.It became an obsession there as well.India's search engine company reported that it reached new heights in 2022, recording all-time high searches in cricket and football, celebrating diversity in film and sport, and rediscovered fun experiences in the outside world, as well as answering questions about global and local news events, emerging technologies and finance, and practical government initiatives. Meanwhile, search results for the upcoming FIFA World Cup included the following items:India vs England, India vs. England, and the Indian Super League featured prominently.