ChatGPT: Everything you need to know about AI-powered chatbot

ChatGPT: Everything you need to know about AI-powered chatbot
ChatGPT: Comprehensive Guide to the AI-Powered Chatbot

OpenAI's ChatGPT, a powerful AI chatbot, has become a game-changer. Originally designed to boost productivity by helping write essays and code with simple prompts, it’s now used by over 92% of Fortune 500 companies for a variety of needs. This rapid adoption has turned OpenAI into one of the most talked-about companies, despite some recent turbulence involving CEO Sam Altman’s brief firing and quick return.

Impact on OpenAI and Competition

The future of OpenAI and ChatGPT is still taking shape. The recent leadership shakeup has opened doors for competitors like Meta and its LLaMA language models, and could also provide opportunities for new AI startups to gain attention and funding. Despite these challenges, AI tools like ChatGPT are here to stay. Since its launch nearly a year ago, ChatGPT has reached 100 million weekly active users, and OpenAI continues to invest heavily in its development.

Exciting Developments from OpenAI DevDay

Before the leadership drama, OpenAI held its first developer conference on November 6, called OpenAI DevDay. They announced several updates, including GPT-4 Turbo, a faster and more powerful version of their latest language model, and a multimodal API. OpenAI also introduced the GPT store, where users can create and sell their custom versions of GPT. Although its launch was delayed, it officially started in January.

GPT-4, known for its natural and fluent writing, is mostly available to paying ChatGPT users. However, you can access GPT-4 for free through Microsoft’s Bing Chat on browsers like Edge, Chrome, and Safari. OpenAI also recently connected ChatGPT to the internet for all users and integrated DALL-E 3, allowing users to create text prompts and images directly in ChatGPT.

ChatGPT's Growing Influence and Updates

The launch of GPT-4o significantly boosted ChatGPT’s mobile app revenue, even though the model is available for free on the web. Mobile users are encouraged to upgrade to the $19.99 monthly subscription, ChatGPT Plus, to explore the latest features.

Recently, OpenAI decided to pause one of its AI voices, Sky, after users noted its resemblance to Scarlett Johansson in the movie "Her." OpenAI clarified that Sky’s voice is not an imitation and stressed that AI voices should not intentionally mimic celebrities.

OpenAI also announced updates to ChatGPT, making it easier to analyze data by allowing users to upload files from Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. Users can now interact with tables and charts and export customized charts for presentations.

In a notable move, OpenAI has partnered with Reddit to access real-time, structured content from the social network. This collaboration aims to incorporate Reddit content into ChatGPT and introduce new AI-powered features for Reddit users and moderators.


ChatGPT has rapidly evolved from a productivity tool to a widely-used AI assistant, transforming how businesses operate and interact with technology. Despite some challenges, its continuous updates and integrations ensure that ChatGPT remains at the forefront of AI innovation, promising a future where AI-driven tools enhance both professional and personal lives.

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SOURCE: Techcrunch