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AI Chatbot Popularity Explosion… Paid payment increased dozens of times

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AI Chatbot Popularity Explosion… Paid payment increased dozens of times

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Because the advent of ‘ChatGPT’, the recognition of AI chatbot apps is skyrocketing. In the primary quarter of last yr, the variety of downloads of AI chatbots within the Apple App Store increased 15 times in comparison with the identical period last yr, and the paid payment amount increased 42 times.

On the twelfth (local time), TechCrunch introduced the outcomes of the primary quarter trend evaluation of the app store by Apptopia, an app information provider.

In line with this, the variety of AI chatbot downloads recorded 20 million previously month alone. In the primary quarter, 158 AI chatbots were released on the App Store, and the in-app purchases for them were $3 million (roughly KRW 3.9 billion), a 42-fold increase in comparison with the identical period last yr. The highest 10 firms similar to ‘Nova AI’ and ‘Genie AI’ took 72% of in-app purchase revenue.

Apptopia classified apps with the keywords ‘AI chat’ or ‘AI chatbot’ of their descriptions as AI chatbots.

AI chatbot app vendors made money by initially distributing them without spending a dime after which forcing them to pay a fee to unlock usage caps.

This popularity also influenced the variety of downloads of Microsoft’s search engine ‘Bing’. It increased 10-fold in the identical period alone.

Jeong Byeong-il, member jbi@aitimes.com

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