What People Googled in 2022: Wordle, Ukraine, Queen Elizabeth

Wordle was the most-searched term around the globe in 2022, edging out terms such as World Cup, iPhone 14 and Jeffrey Dahmer

Wordle, a once-a-day online word game, exploded in popularity at the start of the year and peaked in search results in February, according to figures compiled by Google, a division of Alphabet Inc. Wordle, which was acquired by the New York Times in January, was the top-searched term both in the U.S. and globally.