IBL News | New York
ChatGPT started to pilot a premium paid version of its viral AI-powered tool this month, although there isn’t a date for the launch yet.
OpenAI, the owner of the chatbot, made the announcement on its official Discord server, announcing that it’s “starting to think about how to monetize ChatGPT” as one of the ways to “ensure the tool’s long-term viability.”
ChatGPT Professional will be the name of its monetized version.
One of its main benefits will be avoiding the unavailability of the service, which many users are experiencing due to the high usage today.
OpenAI is under pressure to turn a profit on products like ChatGPT ahead of a rumored $10 billion investment from Microsoft. OpenAI expects to make $200 million in 2023.