OpenAI, the company behind the popular artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot ChatGPT, said it has put on hold new signups for the premium version of the AI tool, ChatGPT Plus, due to a high surge in usage after DevDay.
The company’s CEO, Sam Altman, announced this via a post on the X platform (formerly known as Twitter) on Wednesday, Nov. 15. According to him, new sign-ups are paused because the platform has exceeded its capacity, thus affecting users’ quality of experience. Atman said the ChatGPT Plus has seen a surge in usage since OpenAI’s DevDay, where it announced some new APIs about a week ago.
we are pausing new ChatGPT Plus sign-ups for a bit 🙁
the surge in usage post devday…
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