- ChatGPT has a premium version – ChatGPT Plus – that is only accessible for a monthly fee of $20.
- Open AI termed the release of these new features as a move from an alpha phase to a beta phase, allowing access to over 70 third-party plugins.
- The power of the latest AI application has led to the development of AI-created SEO articles.
Open AI’s revolutionary product, ChatGPT, is readying additional features this week which allows more accurate internet search results. This move could power a new wave of subscribers for the AI platform that already has over 100 million users.
The updates comes even as the firm faces mounting concerns that AI applications could render various jobs obsolete. To counter this, Open AI has set in motion a new approach to technology targeting various industries relying on the power of Artificial Intelligence.
New web browsing and plugins
Open AI revolutionized the world in November 2022 by introducing ChatGPT and open-source AI with numerous capabilities. Its functionalities soon found their way into multiple businesses worldwide, including in Africa. On 12th May, Open AI announced it would release new web browsing and Plugins to all its ChatGPT Plus users this week. They termed the release of these new features as a move from an alpha phase to a beta phase, allowing access to over 70 third-party plugins.
Before this announcement, ChatGPT had limited access to information often being limited to events, statistics and facts that occurred until 2021. As a result, individuals and businesses have found it hard to get real-time developments. ChatGPT has a premium version known as ChatGPT Plus, accessible only for a monthly fee of $20.
Globally, many businesses worldwide are adopting AI application due to its powerful capabilities. The new plugins can appeal to various users and companies ranging from education, finance, investing and personal interest. At individual level, AI can assist users in searching for jobs, finding real estate lists, receiving product recommendations, going shopping, and many other mundane tasks.
Open AI has surpassed rivals Microsoft, Google and Meta in the AI race. ChatGPT has redefined the distribution of information and the navigation of relevant content. Before this new feature, many individuals used this AI application to provide background information on their words, fit and acquire specific content and find virtually any information on the internet.
This new AI application will be available in over 180 countries, and the search titan also has announced that due to the high demand and rate of Businesses using AI, it will launch its AI-powered search engine. This move will integrate generative AI features across its vast place, affecting other features such as Gmail and its data analytics tools.
How businesses profit from Open AI
Open AI has redefined how businesses view AI applications. Initially, ChatGPT faced plenty of sceptics given the possibility it can render numerous jobs obsolete. However, this grim prediction of the future has not stopped several businesses from using AI.
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With Africa steadily experiencing digital transformation, various businesses had to gain a digital presence to grow their market. Today, multiple companies have websites showcasing their products, and some have incorporated ChaptGPT to fulfil customer service inquiries.
According to business owners worldwide, AI application allows many organizations and startups to save time while maximizing efficiency. ChatGPT can also streamline communication operations and create content. The power of AI application has led to the development of AI-created SEO articles. This new feature has led to many controversial opinions, but some embraced this unique ability.
Small businesses using AI have created compelling pieces that have gathered plenty of users, thereby increasing their ChatGPT ratings. Further, some organizations are using the platform to generate emails. ChatGPT continues to showcased its capability in data analytics and filtering despite its inability to give real-time information. This has enabled multiple businesses to use AI application to acquire knowledge easily.
The platform’s abilities go beyond what the internet can provide. By giving it access to customer databases, the AI application can generate customer feedback and reviews helping firms make strategic decisions. This boosts an organization’s understanding of relating to the customer, inevitably increasing customer-client relationships.
Africa’s tech Business is steadily growing as more investors flood its ecosystem, and it is inevitable to stop the continent from taking a firm approach to digital industries. Fortunately, this opens more jobs for individuals and gives room for innovation. ChatGPT’s new feature solidifies the platform’s place in the global ecosystem.