Microsoft’s ChatGPT-Powered Bing Already has a Million People on its Wait-List

Joshua Ramos
Source: Forbes

The viral chatbot developed by OpenAI is set to become a major part of the Microsoft search engine. With many expecting Google to face some newfound search engine competition, the ChatGPT-powered Bing already has a million people on its waitlist.

The massive fanfare surrounding the AI chatbot is nothing new for the program. It quickly became the fastest-growing consumer app in history after a million people used the system in just one week. Now, that popularity has developed an intriguing wrinkle in a potential search engine war.

Microsoft’s Search Engine Winning Big from ChatGPT

It has undoubtedly been one of the biggest stories of the year, as ChatGPT has become the talk of the tech world. A generative AI system that has proven capabilities indicative of tremendous progress in the space, the system has been a constant headline thus far in 2023.

Now, with Microsoft already engage in a multi-year investment into the OpenAI research firm, the system has found even more intriguing potential users. The recently announced ChatGPT-powered Bing already has a million people on its waitlist.

Source: Forbes

Microsoft recently announced that AI technology would be integrated into its search engine. Thus, presenting a new dynamic that could influence a brand new search engine showdown between Microsoft and long-reigning champ, Google. The news comes after Google introduced its own AI chatbot, Bard, to compete in the ever-growing AI arms race.

The news came from Microsoft Corporate Vice President and Consumer Chief marketing officer, Yusuf Mehdi. The executive tweeted that the new search engine saw more than a million people join the waitlist in just 48 hours.