What's a Wordle?

Recently, the relatively benign online word game Wordle ( https://www.powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle/ ) has taken over social media, with people posting green and yellow squares with little or no explanation. But what is Wordle and what is it about its design that has propelled it to an instant viral hit?

Dr. William Raffe was invited to give a few media appearances and talk about the features of the game in more detail. You can access these below:

ABC Newcastle Radio - Mornings with Kia Handley: "Coloured squares, four letter words and a whole heap of hype!"

News.com.au - "Why a simple word puzzle game has taken the world by storm" by Caroline Schelle