In this guide, we’re comparing Snapchat’s My AI vs OpenAI’s ChatGPT.
Precisely, we’ll talk about:
- Pros & Cons
- Other helpful takes
By the end of the guide, you’ll know which one’s better for you.
First, you have to know: Snapchat’s AI is actually powered by ChatGPT.
It is a wrapper of ChatGPT, only designed and optimized more for Snapchat’s style of usage.
Table: My AI vs ChatGPT
|Platform Integration||Only with Snapchat||Various plugins|
|Internet Connection||Up-to-date with Snapchat’s latest features||Free version doesn’t have current internet access|
|Snap Lenses Access||Direct links to Snap Lenses||Cannot link directly to Snap Lenses|
|Distraction-Free||Might be more distracting due to social media nature||Less distracting, better for focused work|
|Data Organization||Chats go away after 24 hours||Chats are stored in tidy categories|
|Model||GPT-3.5||GPT-3.5 (Free) & GPT-4 (Plus)|
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In depth: Snapchat AI vs ChatGPT
- Built-in: It’s part of Snapchat’s ecosystem, so there’s no need to leave the app.
- User-Friendly: Designed for Snapchat users, it’s intuitive for anyone familiar with the app.
- Instant Help: Provides immediate assistance for Snapchat-related queries.
- Platform-Agnostic: Works across various platforms, not just Snapchat.
- Broader Scope: While it can’t guide you within Snapchat, it can provide general advice and answer a wide range of questions.
- Stand-alone Service: Best suited for users looking for a separate tool not confined to one platform.
- Real-Time Updates: Reflects the latest Snapchat features and changes as they happen.
- Continuous Learning: Can potentially learn from user interactions in real-time, getting smarter with each conversation.
- Always Informed: Has the edge in offering the most current Snapchat information.
- Static Knowledge: Relies on pre-existing knowledge that might not include the latest updates.
- Offline Capabilities: Can operate without an internet connection, utilizing the data it was last trained on.
- Consistency: Provides a consistent knowledge base, unaffected by temporary internet outages or misinformation.
- Direct Access: Seamlessly integrates with Snapchat’s lens feature.
- Custom Recommendations: Might suggest lenses based on your preferences and past usage.
- Quick Sharing: Enables easy sharing of lenses with friends within the Snapchat environment.
- No Integration: Lacks the ability to interact with Snapchat’s lens functionality.
- General Info: Can provide general information about lenses and their usage.
- Independent Utility: Stands as a separate entity, focusing on providing conversational AI experiences.
- Socially Embedded: Perfect for users who are already multitasking within social platforms.
- Interactive Experience: Offers a more dynamic and potentially distracting environment with multimedia content.
- In-the-Moment Help: Ideal for on-the-go assistance while using Snapchat.
- Focused Interface: Offers a clean, text-based interface for distraction-free conversations.
- Productivity-Oriented: Better for users seeking a dedicated space for in-depth discussion or work.
- Task-Specific Support: Provides support without the additional stimuli of a social media platform.
5. Data Organization
- Ad-hoc Responses: Likely to give you just-in-time answers without storing conversation history in an organized manner.
- Conversational Flow: Prioritizes smooth interaction, possibly at the expense of data categorization.
- Structured Conversations: Keeps track of the conversation flow, making it easier to revisit past interactions.
- Easy Reference: Categorizes information for quick retrieval, aiding in learning and information tracking.
- Historical Context: Maintains context over multiple sessions, which can be beneficial for ongoing tasks or learning.
Conclusion: Our verdict
Both apps are great, however the have different use cases:
- Snapchat AI: If you’re all about Snapchat and want help with the ins and outs of the app.
- ChatGPT: Better for a focused chat away from the buzz of social media
Our thoughts are that comparing Snapchat AI to ChatGPT is not far away from apple vs pears.
They’re both great, though for different purposes.
Learn how to become more productive with our guides on how to use AI.
Thank you for reading this,
Ch David and Daniel