Privacy researchers have been taking a close look at Wordle clones. Sadly, what they found may not surprise you much.
You don’t need me to tell you how popular Wordle is. You might, however, have needed me to reveal just the other week how ad-trackers had slipped into the puzzler since being acquired by The New York Times. But what about the multitude of Wordle clone apps that have popped up, and mopped up, since the stunning success of the original word game?