OpenAI to introduce ChatGPT AI search engine; What you should know

OpenAI is reportedly on the verge of launching an AI Search Engine that could pose a challenge to Google's search dominance. This artificial intelligence-powered search engine from OpenAI is anticipated to gain rapid popularity, mirroring the success of its chatbot counterpart.

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Google Search, a prominent search engine widely used by people worldwide, has undergone significant upgrades over the past thirty years. The platform has consistently evolved with various changes aimed at enhancing user experience and maintaining its popularity. However, Google's dominance now faces a potential challenge with the emergence of ChatGPT, an AI-powered chatbot that has gained substantial traction among users.

Potential Threat to Google's Dominance

OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT and renowned for developing generative AI tools, is reportedly working on launching an AI-powered search engine. This development poses a potential threat to Google's supremacy in the search engine domain.

Launch Speculations

According to a report by Reuters, OpenAI may unveil its search engine before Google I/O, scheduled for May 14. However, there has been no official confirmation from the company regarding the launch date at the time of this writing.

AI Search Engine Features

The new AI search engine by ChatGPT promises to offer information directly from the web without requiring additional tools. This feature is expected to provide users with instant access to internet-based information, potentially revolutionising the search experience.

Challenges and Criticisms

Industry experts have pointed out several flaws in the new search engine, with real-time information being sourced from ChatGPT online. Additionally, ChatGPT integrates with Microsoft's Bing search engine, offering AI-native search results through images and text.

ChatGPT's Journey

Since its official launch in 2022, ChatGPT rapidly gained popularity, becoming the fastest application to reach 100 million monthly active users. However, subsequent months saw fluctuations in active user numbers, with peak activity noted in May 2023.