Google’s Bard and Microsoft’s Bing have taken the AI chatbot market by storm. With Bard enabling waitlist for UK and US users to Bing Chat confirming the availability of the new GPT-4, both AI chatbots have been creating a huge name in the industry.
For now, Bing ChatGPT seems to have taken the lead, but with Google’s capabilities, search engine functions, and features, Bard isn’t that far in the race. So, let’s look into Google Bard and Microsoft Bing Chat in detail and see who’s Ahead in the AI war based on providing accurate answers, AI search, and more.
Google Bard vs Bing Chat AI : Summary
|Summary||Bard AI||Bing Chat AI|
|Release Date||March 21, 2023||February 7, 2023,|
|Conversational responses, Advanced natural language processing, Voice feature, Compose and insights|
Search services, new Chat experience, ability to generate content.
|Accessibility||Users need to “Join the waitlist” to access||Available for access by signing up to Bing|
|Available to “Join the waitlist” through homepage of Bard AI||No waiting list|
|Uses||Ask questions and refine the answers with follow-up questions, boost your productivity, use as Virtual assistant,||Allow users to ask questions and receive detailed and accurate answers, human-like responses with links to sources.|
Who Has Gained the Initial Lead: Google Bard or Bing ChatGPT?
As of now, Bing ChatGPT seems to take the lead thanks to its integrating conversation-style answers, which became available even before Google Bard was even released. Bing Chat, which started through a waitlist and limited accessibility, is now available to a large audience.
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Microsoft even introduced apps for Bing, allowing users to access Bing effortlessly through their smartphones.
The new features such as Compose, Insights, Edge Copilot feature, and more introduced by Bing have gained appreciation from users. Google Bard opened the waitlist recently and is available only in the US and UK.
Although, they did confirm Google Bard will expand its services in more countries. While the traffic for Bing has increased after its announcement of integration with ChatGPT.
Bing ChatGPT Answers Vs Google Bard Answers: Which is More Accurate?
Currently, Bing ChatGPT has been providing relevant and accurate answers and delivering links that display the source of the summary. Meanwhile, Google Bard faced backlash when the demo released by the AI chatbot provided an answer with a factual error, which raised questions about its capabilities and resulted in Google’s stock crashing.
The question asked in the demo video of Bard was, “What new findings from the James Webb Space Telescope can I tell my 9-year-old about?.” Bard responded incorrectly, claiming JWST “took the very first photos of a planet outside of our own solar system.” Many people called out Bard on Twitter for the incorrect answer.
So, at this point, we can say Bing ChatGPT is more accurate than Google’s Bard.
What Have Bing Chatbot and Bard Been Built On?
Microsoft’s Bing has been built on OpenAI’s GPT-3 language model, which is utilized in ChatGPT. It is fine-tuned with reinforcement and supervised learning techniques and is described as “more powerful than ChatGPT.” After the release of GPT-4, Microsoft confirmed that Bing Chat is powered by the new GPT-4.
Google’s Bard is built on the Language model for Dialogue Applications (LaMDA). The primary goal of Bard is to make data and computing available to a large audience via chat AI. Bard is built on the lightweight version of LaMDA.
Since it’s a lightweight version, it demands less computing power and allows the companies to scale to a larger number of users allowing more feedback to improve. Recently, Bard
Who Is Winning the Ai Search Wars Bing vs Bard?
For the moment, Bing ChatGPT seems to be leading the AI search war, but Google Bard is not that far behind. Google has possession of data and information at a large scale since it has been the leading search engine for several years.
According to internet live stats, by 2022, Google processed more than 99,000 searches nearly every second. Which makes it more than 8.5 billion searches for every single data. So, we might soon see a huge jump from Google Bard in the coming time based on AI search wars.