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Charlie Warzel

The internet is eating Wordle alive

11 mins | Jan 31, 2022
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Ignoring the game and its fans should be easy — and yet, here we are. What fuels the online dynamics of Wordle? And what happens when simple time-fillers become very popular? In this instalment of Galaxy Brain, Charlie Warzel argues that the world’s obsession with a game like this is only possible in an environment where there is simply just too much information.
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