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How Many ChatGPT Plugins Are There?

Justin McGill
Monday, 10th Jul 2023
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What are ChatGPT plugins?

ChatGPT plugins are additional features that can be integrated with the AI chatbot to enhance its functionalities. Launched in March 2023, These tools are designed to help ChatGPT access up-to-date information, run computations, or talk to third-party apps.

How many ChatGPT plugins are there?

We’ll try to answer that and give you the latest ChatGPT statistics below.

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Top ChatGPT Statistics

  • 1 million users signed up for ChatGPT in just 5 days.
  • ChatGPT was trained on 300 billion words, or 570GB of data from books, web texts, Wikipedia articles, and other written material on the Internet.
  • ChatGPT is available in 188 countries.
  • ChatGPT-4 has an estimated training dataset of 100 trillion parameters — more than 5x larger than the training data for ChatGPT-3.
  • There are 800+ plugins in the ChatGPT Plugin Store.

Sources: BBC Science Focus, Statista, Plugins Pulse, OpenAI

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Source: WordStream

How Many ChatGPT Plugins Are There?

As of August 2023, there are 800+ ChatGPT plugins available.

Source: Plugins Pulse

The first set of ChatGPT plugins was developed by:

  • Expedia
  • FiscalNote
  • Instacart
  • KAYAK
  • Klarna
  • Milo
  • OpenTable
  • Shopify
  • Slack
  • Speak
  • Wolfram
  • Zapier

OpenAI is also hosting two of its own plugins:

  • A web browser
  • A code interpreter

Source: OpenAI

How Many People Use ChatGPT?

ChatGPT surpassed the 100 million mark in January 2023, just two months after its launch — making it the fastest-growing consumer application in history.

ChatGPT gets 1.8 billion visitors monthly, with an average of 10 million visits daily.

Total monthly visits since its launch:

  • December 2022: 266 million
  • January 2023: 616 million
  • February 2023: 1 billion
  • March 2023: 1.6 billion
  • April 2023: 1.8 billion

Most ChatGPT users are located in:

  • The United States (16.49%)
  • India (7.42%)
  • The Philippines (3.6%)
  • Colombia (3.47%)
  • Canada (3.11%)

Each user spends an average of 7 minutes and 48 seconds on ChatGPT.

Sources: Similarweb, Reuters

Are ChatGPT Plugins Available to Everyone?

ChatGPT plugins are currently available to a limited number of users.

With a ChatGPT Plus subscription, users can access a maximum of three plugins for each query.

Source: OpenAI

Do ChatGPT Plugins Cost Money?

The ChatGPT Plugin Store can only be accessed with a ChatGPT Plus subscription because plugins are a feature of ChatGPT-4.

ChatGPT Plus costs $20 per month.

Source: Product Hunt, OpenAI

Is ChatGPT-4 Available Now?

ChatGPT-4 is currently available to subscribers of the ChatGPT Plus plan.

What ChatGPT Version is Free?

ChatGPT-3 — the basic version of ChatGPT — is completely free to use.

Source: OpenAI

What is ChatGPT Best Used For?

According to a recent Gartner poll, ChatGPT has prompted 45% of executive leaders to increase their AI investments, with 70% already in exploration mode with generative AI.

Some of the common use cases for ChatGPT include:

  • Virtual assistant
  • Customer support
  • Generate blogs and articles
  • Write scripts
  • Language translation
  • Tutoring and education
  • Write code
  • Creative writing
  • Travel planning
  • Mental health support
  • Personal finance
  • News and information
  • App development
  • Learn new skills
  • Create an exercise and diet plan
  • Game companion
  • Event planning
  • Medical information
  • Recipe suggestions
  • Personal stylist
  • Historical conversations
  • Language practice
  • Write college essays
  • Explain complex subjects
  • Create legal documents
  • Solve math problems
  • Write emails
  • Create chatbots
  • Answer interview questions
  • Correct texts
  • Summarize books
  • Create marketing plans and strategies
  • Recommend content to users based on their past preferences
  • Create a text-to-speech system
  • General knowledge Q&A

Sources: Gartner, Emeritus

Is There a ChatGPT App?

Open AI launched a ChatGPT app for iOS devices on May 18, 2023, which was initially available to users in the United States. Today the ChatGPT app is available in Canada, India, Brazil, and 30 more countries.

The ChatGPT iOS app reached half a million downloads during its first six days on the Apple App Store — outperforming other AI apps as well as Microsoft Edge and Bing.

The ChatGPT app currently ranks first in the Productivity category of the App Store and has an average rating of 4.5 stars from a total of 9.7K ratings.

You can also find a ChatGPT app for Android users on the Google Play Store.

Sources: Techcrunch, Data.ai, Apple, Android Authority

ChatGPT App Integrations

GPT-4 has received recognition for its sophisticated reasoning abilities and its capacity to generate text that is more evocative of human speech than earlier language models.

Moreover, it is substantially safer than earlier versions; according to OpenAI’s internal studies, it is 40% more likely to produce factual responses than GPT-3.5 and 82% less likely to respond to requests for information that is prohibited.

  • Microsoft Bing uses a much more powerful version of ChatGPT called Prometheus which is designed to excel at search.
  • Microsoft is bringing AI to its 365 suite of business software, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, through Microsoft Copilot
  • TweetGPT uses ChatGPT to write tweets, replies, and comments on Twitter.
  • YouTube Summary with ChatGPT and Take Notes can provide users with access to summaries of YouTube videos and allow them to write down notes.
  • Khanmigo, Duolingo, Morgan Stanley, Be My Eyes, and Stripe are now powered by GPT-4.

Sources: Microsoft, CNBC, Twitter, Google, Analytics Insight

Who Owns ChatGPT?

ChatGPT is owned by OpenAI, an AI research laboratory based in San Francisco led by Sam Altman, Greg Brockman, Peter Theil, Ilya Sutskever, Jessica Livingston, and Reid Hoffman.

Microsoft invested $1 billion into OpenAI in 2019 and another $10 billion in 2023.

OpenAI projects $1 billion in revenue by 2024.

OpenAI is currently valued at around $29 billion.

Source: Wikipedia, Reuters, Wall Street Journal

Is ChatGPT Available Anywhere?

ChatGPT is available in the following countries:

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Afghanistan
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo (Brazzaville)
  • Congo (DRC)
  • Costa Rica
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czechia (Czech Republic)
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini (Swaziland)
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Holy See (Vatican City)
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Suriname
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Sudan
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste (East Timor)
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine (with certain exceptions)
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Source: OpenAI

The Impact of ChatGPT on Content Marketing

ChatGPT has the potential to impact digital marketing in numerous ways. It can produce personalized, automated responses to customer inquiries and create unique content for various marketing channels such as social media or email marketing.

  • ChatGPT draws 56.29% of its social media traffic from YouTube, 11.73% from WhatsApp, 9.61% from Facebook, 4.47% from Twitter, and 3.67% from LinkedIn.
  • 52% of consumers prefer text conversations to phone calls when talking to customer support.
  • More than 75% of marketers want to use ChatGPT to improve their marketing performance.
  • Only 13% of B2B companies are using AI for marketing.
  • 49% of businesses still have no plans to implement AI to support their marketing.
  • 69% of marketers are using ChatGPT for work.
  • 85.1% of marketers are writing content with AI.
  • 81.6% of marketers think content writers’ jobs are at risk because of AI.

Sources: Similarweb, Authority Hacker, Smart Insights, Businesswire

The Impact of ChatGPT on The Overall Job Market

The labor market could face significant disruption with ChatGPT taking the world by storm.

  • As of June 2023, 10.8% percent of employees worldwide have used ChatGPT in the workplace at least once.
  • 47% of the US workforce could potentially be replaced by AI over the next 20 years.
  • AI tools like ChatGPT could wipe out 300 million full-time jobs.
  • White-collar workers are more at risk than manual laborers.
  • Administrative workers will feel the most impact of AI.
  • Physically demanding or outdoor occupations like construction will be least affected by artificial intelligence.
  • Two-thirds of jobs in the US and Europe are exposed to some degree of AI automation, where 25% to 50% of their workload can be replaced.
  • 80% of the U.S. workforce could have at least 10% of their work tasks affected by generative AI.

Source: CNN, OpenAI, Statista, University of Oxford

ChatGPT is most likely to replace the following jobs:

  • Tech jobs (Coders, computer programmers, software engineers, data analysts)
  • Media jobs (advertising, content creation, technical writing, journalism)
  • Legal industry jobs (paralegals, legal assistants)
  • Market research analysts
  • Teachers
  • Finance jobs (Financial analysts, personal financial advisors)
  • Traders
  • Graphic designers
  • Accountants
  • Customer service agents

Source: Business Insider

The Impact of ChatGPT on Education

As AI continues to evolve, students and educators are becoming increasingly aware of its potential impact on our education system.

  • ChatGPT has passed the US medical licensing exam, Wharton’s MBA exam, and law school exams.
  • 90% of students are aware of ChatGPT.
  • 82% of college professors are aware of ChatGPT, compared to only 55% of grade school teachers.
  • 78% of ChatGPT users are likely to recommend the tool to another student.
  • 61% of college students think AI tools will become the new normal.
  • 63% of college students agree that AI can’t replace human intelligence or creativity.
  • 31% of students think AI-generated answers are undetectable.
  • 51% of students think AI output can pass as human.
  • 12% of ChatGPT users saw a 12% increase in their GPA.

How are students using ChatGPT?

  • 89% use ChatGPT for schoolwork.
  • 53% use ChatGPT to write an essay.
  • 48% use ChatGPT to answer an at-home test or quiz.
  • 22% use ChatGPT to write an outline for a paper.

How are educators using ChatGPT?

  • 5% use ChatGPT to teach a class.
  • 7% use ChatGPT to create writing prompts.
  • 4% use ChatGPT to create lesson plans.
  • 4% use ChatGPT to teach writing styles.
  • 3% use ChatGPT as a digital tutor.

Should learning institutions ban ChatGPT?

  • 60% of college students say their instructors or schools have not discussed how to use AI tools ethically or responsibly.
  • 72% of college students believe that ChatGPT should be banned from public school networks.
  • 72% of college professors are concerned about the impact of ChatGPT on cheating.
  • 31% of college students say their instructors, course materials, or school policy have explicitly prohibited AI tools.

Sources: Intelligent, Study.com, BestColleges, Forbes, MedscapeReutersWharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

What Are The Limitations of ChatGPT?

  • May generate inaccurate information
  • May produce harmful instructions or biased content
  • ChatGPT-3.5 is only trained on information up to January 2022, ChatGPT-4 is trained up to April 2023
  • Excessive repetition in answers
  • Difficulty with ‘common sense physics’
  • May not recognize whether or not one sentence implies another sentence
  • Much higher variance compared to humans on standard benchmarks

Source: ChatGPT, OpenAI

What is The Future of ChatGPT?

So will ChatGPT finally be updated to 2023?

OpenAI has recently announced that its paid ChatGPT Plus service will now include a web browser and additional plugins, which will provide users with greater access to updated information from the Internet. This upgrade is significant because it expands the capabilities of ChatGPT beyond 2022, allowing it to address more timely queries.

Source: Investopedia

Conclusion

ChatGPT has become a worldwide sensation due to its remarkable AI abilities, and the introduction of GPT-4 is expected to offer even more impressive features.

Now with developers creating hundreds of plugins each month, these tools add new functionalities to the chatbot, improving accuracy and response time, enhancing the user experience, and allowing access to real-time information.

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