Timeline Of ChatGPT

Explore the exciting journey of ChatGPT. Discover its inception, major milestones, and controversies.

This is a timeline of ChatGPT, the fastest-growing consumer software application in history. From its humble beginnings to becoming a revolutionary force in tech, we’ll trace its journey and milestones.

Last Update: Nov 30, 2023

The Evolution of AI: A Timeline of ChatGPT

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Nov 30OpenAISam Altman returns as CEO, OpenAI has a new initial board. Source
Nov 30ChatGPTHappy 1st birthday, ChatGPT!
Nov 21VoiceChatGPT with voice is now available to all free users. Source
Nov 17OpenAIChief technology officer Mira Murati appointed interim CEO to lead OpenAI; Sam Altman departs the company. Source
Nov 06GPTsOpenAI has introduced GPTs, customizable versions of ChatGPT you can tailor for specific tasks and share. Learn how these new AI assistants work. Source
Nov 06GPT-4 TurboOpenAI Announces GPT-4 Turbo, DALL-E 3 API, Assistants API, and More. Source
Oct 19DALL-E 3DALL·E 3 is now available in ChatGPT Plus and Enterprise. Source
Oct 06DALL-E 3DALL-E 3 Is Now Available In ChatGPT.
Sep 27Web SearchThe web search is back in ChatGPT! Source
Sep 25MultimodalOpenAI is on the brink of releasing revolutionary upgrades to ChatGPT, imbuing it with the capability to perceive and interpret voice and images. Source
Aug 28ChatGPT EnterpriseOpenAI Launches ChatGPT Enterprise: A More Powerful and Secure Version of ChatGPT. Source
Aug 22GPT-3.5OpenAI Opens Up Fine-Tuning for GPT-3.5 Turbo. Source
Aug 22ChatGPTCustom Instructions Are Now Available In The EU & UK. Source
Aug 08GPTBotOpenAI Deploys Web Crawler GPTBot to Train Next-Generation Language Model GPT-5. Source
Aug 03ChatGPTUpload multiple files, suggested prompts and replies, and a whole lot more. OpenAI just released a bevy of updates for ChatGPT. Source
Aug 01GPT-5OpenAI has filed a new trademark application for “GPT-5”. Source
July 31ChatGPT AndroidChatGPT app for Android is now available in all countries and regions. Source
July 27ChatGPT AndroidThe ChatGPT app for Android is now available to users in Argentina, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, the Philippines, the UK, and South Korea! Source
July 25ChatGPT AndroidChatGPT for Android is now available for download in the US, India, Bangladesh, and Brazil. Source
July 24AI Classifier ToolOpenAI Shutters AI Classifier Tool Amid Low Usage and Accuracy Concerns. Source
July 21ChatGPT AndroidOpenAI Announced ChatGPT for Android. Source
July 20ChatGPTOpenAI Introduced Custom Instructions for ChatGPT. Source
July 19GPT-4OpenAI’s doubling the number of messages ChatGPT Plus customers can send to GPT-4. Source
July 06GPT-4 APIGPT-4 is Now Generally Available: What You Need to Know. Source
July 06Code InterpreterCode Interpreter will be available to all ChatGPT Plus users. Source
July 04Web BrowsingOpenAI Disables ChatGPT’s Web Browsing Feature Due to Misuse. Source
June 30ChatGPT iOS appChatGPT on iOS Gets a Major Update with Bing Integration. Source
June 29OpenAIOpenAI Sued for Scraping Private Data to Train ChatGPT. Source
June 21Credentials LeakedOver 100,000 ChatGPT Credentials Leaked, Users Urged to Change Passwords. Source
June 17Mercedes-BenzMercedes-Benz Brings Human-Like Chatbot to Vehicles with ChatGPT. Source
June 08ChatGPT iOS appOpenAI’s ChatGPT app for iOS has received a major update that includes improved iPad support and integration with Apple Shortcuts. Source
June 08GPT-5OpenAI CEO Sam Altman confirmed on Wednesday that the company is not currently training GPT-5, the successor to its powerful AI language model GPT-4. Source
May 30ChatGPT iOS appThe ChatGPT iOS app is now available in 152 countries and regions. Source
May 25OpenAIOpenAI Threatens to Leave EU Over AI Act. Source
May 19ChatGPT For iOSOpenAI has released an official ChatGPT app for iOS.
May 16OpenAIOpenAI CEO Calls for New AI Regulatory Agency to Protect Against Misuse.
May 13Web BrowsingThe web browsing feature in ChatGPT was introduced on May 12, 2023. This feature was initially available only to ChatGPT Plus users.
May 02OpenAIChatGPT creator says there’s 50% chance AI ends in ‘doom’. Source
Apr 28OpenAIOpenAI closes $300M share sale at $27B-29B valuation. Source
Apr 28Back In ItalyChatGPT back in Italy after OpenAI met regulators’ privacy demands. Source
Apr 19Data ProtectionGermany launches data protection inquiry over ChatGPT. Source
Apr 19OpenAIOpenAI CEO Sam Altman has said that the era of ever-larger artificial intelligence models is coming to an end, as cost constraints and diminishing returns curb the relentless scaling that has defined the field for years.Source
Mar 20ChatGPT outageOpenAI took ChatGPT offline earlier this week due to a bug in an open-source library which allowed some users to see titles from another active user’s chat history. It’s also possible that the first message of a newly-created conversation was visible in someone else’s chat history if both users were active around the same time. Source
Mar 14ChatGPT PluginsOpenAI implemented initial support for plugins in ChatGPT. Plugins are tools designed specifically for language models with safety as a core principle, and help ChatGPT access up-to-date information, run computations, or use third-party services. Source
Mar 14GPT-4 ReleaseOpenAI announced GPT-4, the latest milestone in OpenAI’s effort in scaling up deep learning. GPT-4 is a large multimodal model (accepting image and text inputs, emitting text outputs) that, while less capable than humans in many real-world scenarios, exhibits human-level performance on various professional and academic benchmarks. Source
Mar 01ChatGPT and Whisper APIsDevelopers can now integrate ChatGPT and Whisper models into their apps and products through our API. Source
Feb 07Google BardGoogle presents its own AI chatbot called Bard, which is similar to ChatGPT. Google CEO Sundar Pichai says that Bard is more powerful and reliable than ChatGPT, as it draws on information from the web to provide fresh, high-quality responses. Bard is part of a series of tools based on generative artificial intelligence that Google launches to the market at this time.
Feb 07Bing ChatGPTReinventing search with a new AI-powered Microsoft Bing and Edge, your copilot for the web. Source
Feb 05Anthropic/ClaudeGoogle is investing $300M in an OpenAI challenger that will take on ChatGPT while focusing on A.I. safety. Source
Feb 02100 million usersChatGPT reaches 100 million users two months after launch. Source
Feb 01ChatGPT PlusOpenAI launched a pilot subscription plan for ChatGPT. The new subscription plan, ChatGPT Plus, will be available for $20/month. Source
Jan 26ChatGPTChatGPT passes exams from law and business schools. Source
Jan 14MicrosoftMicrosoft in talks to acquire a 49% stake in ChatGPT owner OpenAI. Source
Jan 09MicrosoftMicrosoft is looking at OpenAI’s GPT for Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Source
Nov 30ChatGPT releaseOpenAI released a model called ChatGPT, which interacts in a conversational way. The dialogue format makes it possible for ChatGPT to answer followup questions, admit its mistakes, challenge incorrect premises, and reject inappropriate requests. Source
Mar 15GPT-3.5 releaseOpenAI released GPT-3.5.
June 11GPT-3 releaseOpenAI released GPT-3. GPT-3 contained even more parameters (around 116 times more than GPT-2), and was a stronger and faster version of its predecessors.
June 11OpenAI APIOpenAI released an API for accessing new AI models. Source
Nov 05GPT-2: 1.5B releaseAs the final model release of GPT-2’s staged release, OpenAI’s releasing the largest version (1.5B parameters) of GPT-2 along with code and model weights to facilitate detection of outputs of GPT-2 models. Source
Aug 20GPT-2: 6-month follow-upOpenAI’s releasing the 774 million parameter GPT-2 language model after the release of our small 124M model in February, staged release of our medium 355M model in May, and subsequent research with partners and the AI community into the model’s potential for misuse and societal benefit. Source
July 22Microsoft invests in OpenAIMicrosoft invests in and partners with OpenAI to support them building beneficial AGI. Source
Feb 14GPT-2 ReleaseOpenAI trained a large-scale unsupervised language model which generates coherent paragraphs of text, achieves state-of-the-art performance on many language modeling benchmarks, and performs rudimentary reading comprehension, machine translation, question answering, and summarization—all without task-specific training. Source
June 11GPT ReleaseImproving language understanding with unsupervised learning. Source


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