ChatGPT Owner OpenAI Breaks into Top 50 Global Sites

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The rapidly growing interest in artificial intelligence has boosted the OpenAI site into a top 50 global website, with traffic to the virtual chatbot exploding from 3,572% from 18.3 million at launch of ChatGPT in the end of November to 672 million visits in January. 

The findings are from an analysis by (opens in new tab), which provides detailed information on how companies can maximize and accelerate the impact of their digital transformation strategy.

Other key findings from its research include:

  • OpenAI has become one of the world's most visited websites, ranking 44th globally in the last month based on traffic. This makes OpenAI the current number-one website in SimilarWeb’s Computers Electronics and Technology category, overtaking tech giants such as Zoom, AOL, Sharepoint and AT&T, the researchers said. 
  • Over one-fifth of all visits are from India and the United States, with around 11% traffic share each, or an estimated 73.9 million visits per country over the last month. Other main countries visiting are France, Canada, and Germany.
  • There are currently 24 million average daily visits to due to ChatGPT. ChatGPT is currently the fastest-growing app in the world, according to investment bank UBS, which reported the chatbot reached 100 million monthly active users by January, (opens in new tab) reported. 

The data was gathered from SimilarWeb Pro. More information can be found at (opens in new tab).

George Winslow

George Winslow is the senior content producer for TV Tech. He has written about the television, media and technology industries for nearly 30 years for such publications as Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News and TV Tech. Over the years, he has edited a number of magazines, including Multichannel News International and World Screen, and moderated panels at such major industry events as NAB and MIP TV. He has published two books and dozens of encyclopedia articles on such subjects as the media, New York City history and economics.