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Chat GPT's First Birthday: A Year of Unprecedented Growth

TLDRChat GPT, launched in November 2022, became the fastest-growing consumer application in history with over 100 million users. Its popularity led to countries fast-tracking regulations and companies deciding whether to adopt the chatbot or build their own. In July, OpenAI introduced GPT-4, surpassing expectations. However, a study in August showed that only 18% of Americans had used it. Chat GPT continued to evolve with updates in September and November, becoming a versatile platform. OpenAI's future remains uncertain after recent corporate drama.

Key insights

🚀Chat GPT became the fastest-growing consumer application with over 100 million users.

🔥OpenAI's GPT-4 surpassed expectations, solidifying Chat GPT's position.

📈Despite its popularity, only 18% of Americans had used Chat GPT.

💡Chat GPT evolved with updates, gaining new capabilities like voice and image recognition.

OpenAI introduced mini fine-tuned Chat GPT models, allowing users to create their own AI apps.

Q&A

How many users did Chat GPT have within a year?

Chat GPT had over 100 million users within a year, making it the fastest-growing consumer application in history.

Did OpenAI release a new version of Chat GPT?

Yes, OpenAI introduced GPT-4 in July, which surpassed expectations and enhanced Chat GPT's capabilities.

How popular was Chat GPT among Americans?

A study showed that only 18% of Americans had used Chat GPT, despite its widespread popularity.

What new features were added to Chat GPT?

Chat GPT received updates that included voice recognition, image recognition, and other enhancements.

Can users create their own AI apps with Chat GPT?

Yes, OpenAI introduced mini fine-tuned Chat GPT models, allowing users to create their own AI applications.

Timestamped Summary

00:00Chat GPT was launched on November 30th, 2022, and quickly gained popularity.

00:13By February, Chat GPT had over 100 million users, becoming the fastest-growing consumer application.

00:28In July, OpenAI introduced GPT-4, which exceeded expectations and enhanced Chat GPT's capabilities.

00:43A study in August revealed that only 18% of Americans had used Chat GPT.

00:57Chat GPT received updates in September, bringing new features like voice and image recognition.