How Can I Use Google Bard
Have you tried Google Bard yet? If not, here's everything you need to know about getting access to Bard and how to use the latest chatbot.
It's happened, y'all! Google has finally started to open access to its GPT rival, Bard, which it is still calling "an early experiment that lets you collaborate with generative AI." The search giant is rolling out Bard access beginning with U.S. and U.K. waitlisters, but will expand access to users in more countries soon.
What Is Google Bard and How Does It Compare to Other AIs?
Bard is what's known as assistive AI, similar to ChatGPT and ChatGPT Plus. Put simply, it's another AI copywriting tool. It offers up conversational responses to queries and can do things like generate and edit text based on prompts supplied by users. Some sources assert that Google Bard can access the internet when providing answers to user questions—like Bing AI—but the early invite-only version of Bard doesn't seem to be able to do that yet.
Is There Still a Waitlist for Google Bard?
Yes, there is still a Google Bard waitlist, even though some people who joined the waitlist early are already able to access Google's chatbot.
How Do I Sign Up for Google Bard?
Signing up for Google Bard is as easy as joining the Bard waitlist. To do that, visit the official Google Bard website at https://bard.google.com/. Once you're there, just click the “Join waitlist” button to… join the waitlist. You'll need a Google account, but if you're like most people, you already have one.
How Long Will I Be on the Bard Waitlist?
Given Microsoft's exclusive access to OpenAI technologies, Google isn't wasting any time rolling out access to Bard, so you probably won't have to wait very long. Many users report that they got an email from Google inviting them to try Bard within 24 hours of joining the waitlist.
What Can I Do with Google Bard?
The short answer is that Google Bard's functionality is currently a lot like that of the free version of ChatGPT. "You can use Bard to boost your productivity, accelerate your ideas and fuel your curiosity. You might ask Bard to give you tips to reach your goal of reading more books this year, explain quantum physics in simple terms or spark your creativity by outlining a blog post," Google said in its own blog post.
When Will Google Bard Get Better?
Based on how quickly they're opening up access to Bard—and how quickly things are moving on the OpenAI side—it's likely that Google is pouring a lot of its resources into generative AI development. What that means for search, and how the evolution of Google Bard will impact writers, editors, marketers, and SEO professionals, remains to be seen. Until we know more, why not take Bard out for a spin? That's what we'll be doing!