OpenAI and Reddit Team Up for AI Development

Another in a growing trend of licensing deals with AI companies.

Ludo Lugnani
Ludo Lugnani

In Short: OpenAI has struck a deal with Reddit to use its data for training AI models, promising new AI-powered features for Reddit users.

What's Going On?

OpenAI, the brains behind ChatGPT, has cozied up to Reddit to get access to its massive treasure trove of posts and comments. Think of it as OpenAI getting the keys to Reddit’s kingdom of memes, rants, and deep dives. This juicy content will help train OpenAI’s AI models to be even smarter and more on the ball with understanding what folks are chatting about online.

What’s in it for Reddit? Well, apart from bragging rights, they’re getting some shiny new AI tools to improve how the site runs and how users interact. Plus, OpenAI will be helping out with ads on Reddit. Imagine AI-generated ads that actually make sense—one can dream, right?

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