Is OpenAI’s ChatGPT down globally?

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Is OpenAI's ChatGPT down globally?

World-renowned artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot ChatGPT suffered a global disruption of services, prompting users to take to social media and ask others if they suffered similar issues.

According to Express UK, OpenAI’s AI product was reported to be down in the UK at 8am local time with reports emerging in the morning about services disruption at 10am.

The San Francisco-based startup quickly took notice of the status and said that it was probing the matter and after some time, it revealed that an issue had been identified and that it was working to make corrections.

OpenAI quickly noted the issue on its service status site and said it was investigating the issue. By 8.30am it said it had identified the problem but is still working to correct it.

On its website, the timeline showed the company identifying the issue and later saying it had been resolved.

Is OpenAIs ChatGPT down globally?
The generative AI chatbot was launched in late 2022 and currently, it has over 100 million users per week, the Microsoft-backed company said.1

The outage comes weeks after Microsoft suffered issues in its services including Copilot and ChatGPT services globally.

At that time, OpenAI posted a note saying the issue had been resolved. It further added: “Between around 10:10 PM PT yesterday and 6:50 AM PT today, we experienced a partial outage affecting ChatGPT’s web-browsing capabilities due to Bing being unavailable.”