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Microsoft Bing To Add OpenAI’s ChatGPT Feature

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Microsoft Bing To Add OpenAI's ChatGPT Feature

The Information reported the other day that Microsoft plans to add OpenAI’s ChatGPT chatbot feature within the next few months. Bing Search already has a chatbot but ChatGPT is way more advanced, and since Microsoft already invested $1 billion in the organization, why not use them?

There is a lot, I mean, a lot of buzz on this news, just see Techmeme. There is also a lot of buzz around ChatGPT, which we covered here a few times.

Personally, I don’t think ChatGPT is a Google or search engine killer, as I wrote on Search Engine Land but it 100% has amazing use cases. I know a lot of schools and teachers are concerned about it. But to replace search completely, I don’t think so.

And Google has pretty advanced AI, I think they can compete if necessary, despite all the code Red reports.

That being said, I think there are many good cases for ChatGPT to supplement search results and I am looking forward to see how Microsoft integrates it into Bing. Seems like we will see it pretty shortly.

Here is what the Bing chatbot looked like previously:

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It will be interesting to see how much Microsoft does with it above and beyond what we are all thinking:

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.



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Google’s Internal Menu System Tracks Googlers Food Preferences

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Google Internal Menu System Tracks Food Preferences Tweets

A Googler shared screenshots of the output from the Google internal menu system where it told her that one day she avoids salades and then she must have had some salads to correct that and the next day it say she enjoys salad. I am just amazed Google tracks the food Googlers eat and offers suggestions.

Here are those tweets embedded:

This is really not a photo of the day but close enough…

This post is part of our daily Search Photo of the Day column, where we find fun and interesting photos related to the search industry and share them with our readers.



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Daniel Waisberg Hosts Lizzi Sassman & Martin Splitt At Google Tel Aviv

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Daniel Waisberg Hosted Lizzi Sassman & Martin Splitt At Google Tel Aviv

A couple of months before John Mueller visited Daniel Waisberg at the Google Tel Aviv office, Lizzi Sassman and Martin Splitt of Google did as well. Here are the three smiling on the streets of Tel Aviv.

This was shared a while back on Twitter.

This post is part of our daily Search Photo of the Day column, where we find fun and interesting photos related to the search industry and share them with our readers.



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Google Ad Revenues Down 3.6% Year Over Year

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Google reported earnings last night and their ad revenue not only slowed but was technically lower year over year. Google’s ad revenue was down about 3.6%, while total revenue was up just around 1%.

Here is the snippet from the earnings report showing that:

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Remember, Microsoft reported earnings the week prior and showed slowed growth but still growth. Microsoft Bing Ads grew 10% last quarter.

Here is a look at Google’s earnings numbers for the past 3 years:

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You can see that Q4 2021 was higher than Q4 2022!

Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet and Google, said: “Our Q4 consolidated revenues were $76 billion, up 1% year over year, or up 7% in constant currency, and $283 billion for the full year 2022, up 10%, or up 14% in constant currency. We have significant work underway to improve all aspects of our cost structure, in support of our investments in our highest growth priorities to deliver long-term, profitable growth.”

Hence the mass Google layoffs to cut costs and increase profit. Keep in mind, Google’s profit was insane – $18 billion, that is $1 billion in profit per week! Sure, Google’s net income was down 34% year over year, so I get Wall Street.

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