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Bing Traffic Growth Outperforms Google since ChatGPT-Integration

Page visits on Bing have risen 15.8% since the AI integration, compared with a near 1% decline for Google.


, which owns Bing, has been collaborating with OpenAI since 2019, when it invested $1 billion in the organization and became its exclusive cloud provider. In February Microsoft announced that it had integrated ChatGPT into Bing, making it the first search engine to use generative AI technology.

What does this mean for Bing users? Well, according to Microsoft, it means that they can have more natural and interactive experiences when searching for information online. For example, they can ask questions in plain English and get answers from in a conversational tone. They can also get personalized suggestions and recommendations based on their preferences and interests.

Bing Is Now Growing Faster Than Google

Microsoft claims that this new feature has made Bing more appealing and useful to users who are looking for more than just links and snippets. According to data from analytics firm Similarweb, page visits on Bing have risen 15.8% since the , compared with a near 1% decline for , the market leader in search.

This is a significant achievement for Microsoft, which has been struggling to gain market share in the over $120 billion search market for years. Google currently dominates the market with a share of more than 80%, while Bing has less than 10%. Analysts say that Microsoft has taken a lead in the race for dominance with its ChatGPT integration, which could give it an edge over Google in attracting and retaining users.

Google is not sitting idle though. It has also been working on its own chatbot Bard, which is based on its own generative AI model. Google began the public release of Bard only on Tuesday this week, after months of testing and refining. Google says that Bard can generate high-quality texts on any topic or genre, such as news articles, stories or poems.

A Missed Opportunity for Google

However, some experts say that Google may have missed an opportunity by delaying the launch of Bard too long. They argue that Microsoft has already established a first-mover advantage with ChatGPT and Bing AI, which could be hard to overcome by Google's ranking algorithm alone.

Another sign of Microsofts early advantage is the integration of OpenAI's DALL-E image AI both to the Bing Chatbot and as an independent image creator inside of Bing. The integration of GPT-4 powered services into many of its major products/brands including Office and LinkedIn show how intensely Microsoft has been working on this over many months.

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Last Updated on April 27, 2023 10:32 am CEST

Markus Kasanmascheff
Markus Kasanmascheff
Markus is the founder of WinBuzzer and has been playing with Windows and technology for more than 25 years. He is holding a Master´s degree in International Economics and previously worked as Lead Windows Expert for Softonic.com.