OpenAI has introduced a new platform called GPT Builder that allows users to create and monetize custom chatbots without any coding experience. This service was announced during OpenAI’s first-ever developer day in San Francisco.
GPTs, which stands for custom versions of ChatGPT, can be created for specific purposes. For example, users can train a GPT on their own recipe collection to ask about ingredient requirements for different dishes. GPTs can also be designed for teaching kids math, explaining the rules of board games, or creating personalized chatbots for businesses.
Creating a GPT is made easy with the GPT Builder tool. Users can subscribe to the ChatGPT Plus service or ChatGPT Enterprise for businesses to get started. The GPT Builder tool allows users to describe what they want their chatbot to do, but also offers customization options like uploading custom data, linking to external services, and granting access to web browsing and software writing.
During the demonstration, OpenAI’s CEO, Sam Altman, asked ChatGPT to create a GPT that advises startup founders on how to improve their businesses. He also uploaded a lecture he would give on the subject. Another test showed a GPT being connected to Google Calendar using the Zapier tool, allowing users to inquire about their daily schedules.
In addition to the ability to create their own GPTs, users will also have the opportunity to monetize them. OpenAI will launch the GPT Store where verified builders can showcase their creations and earn money based on the usage of their chatbots. Initially, revenue sharing will be implemented, but there is a possibility of individual GPT subscriptions in the future.
Privacy is a concern when it comes to creating GPTs, but OpenAI assures creators that they will have control over their data and chats with their GPTs will not be shared with the company or others. People will be able to share their GPTs with others through web links, but creators will not be able to see the chats users have with their chatbots.
OpenAI emphasizes that measures will be in place to prevent the creation of chatbots involving fraudulent activity, hateful content, or adult themes.
During the developer day, OpenAI also announced a faster and cheaper GPT-4 model, reduced prices for developers, and the milestone achievement of ChatGPT having 100 million weekly users.
Overall, OpenAI’s GPT Builder platform opens up opportunities for individuals and businesses to easily create and monetize their own customized chatbots without coding knowledge, promising new possibilities for automation and interaction in various fields.