Just two months after its launch, ChatGPT, a well-known artificial intelligence chatbot, has gained 100 million users, according to analysts.
According to an estimate by data company Similarweb, it received 590 million visits from 100 million unique visitors in January. According to analysts at the investment firm UBS, the growth rate was unprecedented for a consumer app.
One UBS analyst said, “In 20 years of watching the internet space, we cannot recall a faster rise in a consumer online app.”
Compared to Instagram, TikTok took more than two years to achieve 100 million users following its global launch, according to data from app intelligence company Sensor Tower.
OpenAI introduced a $20 monthly subscription on Thursday, initially available to users solely in the United States. The company said that it would offer a faster, more stable service as well as the chance to test out new features in advance.
Only a few days prior, Google CEO Sundar Pichai provided an update on the company’s progress on an earnings call.