OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, announced On Wednesday, we are piloting a $20 monthly subscription plan to offer users. Get priority access to AI chatbots even during peak hours.
A paid plan called ChatGPT Plus will be available two months after the tool goes live. quickly spread by word of mouththanks to its ability to generate surprisingly persuasive essays in response to user prompts.
Many people who wanted to test the tool were locked out or put on a waiting list. Now anyone who signs up for a subscription gets faster response times and priority access to new features and improvements.
However, the tool will continue to be free for general use.
“We love our free users and will continue to provide free access to ChatGPT,” the company said in a blog post. “By offering this subscription price, we are able to help provide free access to as many people as possible.”
According to the company, ChatGPT Plus will be available in the US first and other countries soon. OpenAI said it will begin inviting people from its waiting list in the coming weeks. The company also says it is “aggressively exploring low-cost plan, business plan and data pack options for increased availability.”
“The ChatGPT preview allowed us to learn from real-world usage and made significant improvements and updates based on your feedback,” the company said in a statement to CNN.
Since becoming available in late November, ChatGPT has been used to generate original essays, stories, and lyrics at user prompts. Drafted abstracts for research papers that misled some scientists.some CEOs I wrote an email using it Or do accounting work.
while it has Attracted attention among usersit also raised several concerns, including its inaccuracy, its potential to perpetuate prejudices and spread misinformation, and its ability to help students cheat.
Earlier this week, OpenAI announced new featuresis called an “AI text classifier” and allows users to check whether an essay was written by a human or an AI. The release comes amid concerns that AI chatbots could help students and professionals craft compelling essays. However, the new tool is “imperfect,” according to the company.