OpenAI’s ChatGPT-powered search engine could possibly take on Google Search

Sanjana Dhar
Sanjana Dhar May 7, 2024
Updated 2024/05/07 at 9:45 AM

OpenAI’s ChatGPT search engine should be able to browse the web for delivery of more accurate and updated search results and could possibly take on Google search.

What is the ChatGPT search engine?

According to reports, the ChatGPT search engine is a platform that combines the capabilities of a web search engine such as Google and incorporates generative AI capabilities like that of ChatGPT. When you ask a question or input a query on the search engine, the ChatGPT search engine will possibly offer you a result that will include AI generated content along relevant web pages, something very similar to Perplexity AI.

The user interface of this search engine might differ according to devices. As for a desktop, the AI summary and the web results might appear side by side while the layout might be different for a smartphone.

OpenAI’s ChatGPT-powered search engine might be on its way

According to reports, OpenAI has been working on developing its Google alternative which is the ChatGPT powered search engine. According to a recent post on Y Combinator’s Hacker News Community, the company has registered a new domain name “”. Open AI has registered the new domain name along with a security certificate and this probably indicates the upcoming launch of the ChatGPT powered search engine. However if you try to access the URL at present it will currently display “Not Found.”

The CEO of OpenAI, Sam Altman, was the former president of Y Combinator. Y Combinator is a venture capital firm and the firm was one of the early investors in OpenAI.

The reports and rumors suggest that OpenAI is all set to go official with its first Google search-like product in the next few days. A post on X by Pete Huang, an AI influencer, also indicates that the search engine powered by ChatGPT could launch on May 9. Besides these there are several other reports which are currently pointing towards the possible launch of the ChatGPT search engine within the next few days.


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