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Today, at the Microsoft Build Conference, the tech giant announced that it is bringing its search engine Bing to ChatGPT as the default search experience.
This means with Bing integration, ChatGPT will have access to the web and the responses provided by the chatbot will be backed up by citations from the web.
Microsoft is taking the capabilities of ChatGPT to the next level by bolstering its search functionality. While ChatGPT is already renowned for its adeptness in search tasks, Microsoft is pushing the boundaries further to equip the bot with search engine-like capabilities.
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This enhancement aims to provide users with an even more comprehensive and efficient search experience, amplifying the utility and effectiveness of ChatGPT as a powerful information retrieval tool.
While the new feature will be available to ChatGPT Plus subscribers from today, Microsoft will roll out the feature for the users of the free version soon in the form of a plugin.
Interestingly, OpenAI recently announced that ChatGPT will be available as an app for iOS users.
Earlier this year, Microsoft changed the search engine landscape by integrating ChatGPT with Bing, prompting Google, the leader in the search engine space, to follow suit.