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Like the rest of the world, I have been playing wordle for a few days, it has been growing on me. It made me curious as to why it's such a hit. Turns out it's a combination of multiple things.

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Why is Wordle an online hit?

Why is Wordle an online hit?

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What's the reason behind Wordle's popularity ?

Wordle’s popularity is thought to be partly because, in an era of apps aggressively competing for your attention and time, the game was deliberately built to be played once a day, and without features designed to promote its growth such as push notifications and email sign ups.

Even though I play it every day, I still feel a sense of accomplishment when I do it: it makes me feel smart, and people like that.

The rules were also intuitive for people who grew up playing word games such as Scrabble, or a code-breaking game such as Mastermind. Wordle combined this familiarity with an opportunity to show mastery and to improve performance over time, a blend which enabled player...

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