OpenAI, renowned for its ChatGPT chatbot, held its first-ever developer conference today, where several significant announcements in the field of artificial intelligence were made.
One of the key highlights was the revelation of ChatGPT’s global usage. CEO Sam Altman disclosed that ChatGPT boasts around 100 million weekly users worldwide.
Considering the chatbot has been around for about a year, this figure represents a remarkably high user base.
2 million developers and hundreds of large companies use OpenAI’s tools
Altman also highlighted the extent to which the company’s AI tools are being utilized. He stated that over 2 million developers are currently engaged in developing artificial intelligence technologies using OpenAI’s tools.
Furthermore, Altman announced that 500 of the top 460 Fortune companies are using OpenAI’s products. This means that 92% of the world’s most successful companies are leveraging the capabilities offered by this AI giant.
ChatGPT has been regarded as one of the fastest-growing internet applications in history. Previous estimates indicated that the bot had reached 100 million monthly users within just two months of its launch.
For context, Facebook achieved this milestone in 1.5 years, Instagram in 2 years, and X (formerly known as Twitter) in over 5 years. The latest figures announced by OpenAI show that ChatGPT now has 100 million weekly active users, underscoring its increasing success.