Bing Chat: Microsoft Is Considering Expert Mode for Advanced Users

An expert mode for Bing Chat could boost its usage as the AI chatbot has to compete with more and more specialized services for generative AI.

is contemplating the development of an expert mode search interface for , according to a statement by Bing CEO, Mikhail Parakhin, on Twitter. This interface is intended for users who are familiar with advanced operations.

Many online platforms offer basic search interfaces along with a more detailed or “expert” mode for advanced users. The possible design and functionality of a proposed expert mode interface for Bing Chat remain unknown so far. But this could definitely boost the usage of Bing Chat which not only has to compete with Bard but also with more and more specialized services for .

Recent Improvements in Bing Chat

The chatbot, initially available only on Microsoft's Edge browser, has now been extended to Google Chrome and Safari, broadening its reach to a wider user base. Despite some trade-offs, such as a shorter prompt length and conversation span on these browsers. It also got a dark mode feature, providing users with a sleek, stylish interface that reduces eye strain and battery consumption.

Bing Chat has also undergone significant backend improvements that have resulted in a 25% reduction in latency for some queries. Microsoft has also introduced Bing Chat Enterprise, a business-focused version of the chatbot. This new version respects user data and privacy, with chat data neither stored nor shared with anyone, including Microsoft. It also provides users with access to reliable web data and visual answers, including graphs, charts, and images, to help employees understand complex information better.

However, the journey has not been without its challenges. News publishers are reportedly preparing to take legal action against AI firms, including , for using their content without authorization or payment. OpenAI is a close Microsoft partner and provides the large language model which besides also powers Bing Chat. The lawsuit could have significant implications for the future of journalism and innovation, as both publishers and AI firms claim to serve the public interest and promote access to information.