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DALL-E 3 Image Generator Now Accessible In ChatGPT Plus

OpenAI grants ChatGPT Plus and Enterprise subscribers access to the advanced AI image creation tool DALL-E 3.

  • OpenAI has expanded access to its new AI image generator DALL-E 3 through ChatGPT subscriptions.
  • The company claims improvements to safety practices, but risks remain regarding harmful content.
  • The rollout represents a major step in publicly available AI capabilities, though ethical concerns persist.

OpenAI announced that it’s expanding access to its newest text-to-image generator, DALL-E 3, by allowing ChatGPT Plus and Enterprise customers to use the AI system within the ChatGPT app.

DALL-E 3 AI Image Generator

DALL-E 3, first revealed last month, leverages ChatGPT’s natural language processing capabilities to create images from detailed textual prompts provided by users.

The new system aims to improve OpenAI’s previous DALL-E 2 model through enhanced visual detail, crisper imagery, and responsiveness to extensive prompt descriptions.

Microsoft became the first major platform to deploy DALL-E 3 publicly through integrations with Bing Search and Bing Chat last month.

However, some problematic content initially slipped through the system’s content filters, including images of controversial 9/11 scenarios.

OpenAI claims it has since bolstered safety mitigations and oversight for DALL-E 3.

OpenAI states in an announcement:

“We use a multi-tiered safety system to limit DALL·E 3’s ability to generate potentially harmful imagery, including violent, adult, or hateful content. Safety checks run over user prompts and the resulting imagery before it is surfaced to users.”

Additionally, the company said new measures have been implemented to limit outputs mimicking specific artists’ styles or public figures.

AI Image Detector

OpenAI is developing an internal “provenance classifier” that can identify if an image was generated by DALL-E 3 with over 99% accuracy.

Text and image generation systems like DALL-E have faced ongoing challenges reproducing copyrighted content, generating nonconsensual intimate imagery, and perpetuating biases.

OpenAI will continue honing DALL-E 3’s safety through user feedback and expert guidance.

Looking Ahead

The rollout of DALL-E 3 to ChatGPT subscribers represents a major expansion of publicly available AI image generation capabilities.

While OpenAI claims strides in safety practices for this latest model, risks remain regarding harmful content and intellectual property violations.

Moving forward, the need for industry-wide collaboration on AI ethics and establishing reasonable regulations will only intensify.

Featured Image: Bartek Winnicki/Shutterstock

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SEJ STAFF Matt G. Southern Senior News Writer at Search Engine Journal

Matt G. Southern, Senior News Writer, has been with Search Engine Journal since 2013. With a bachelor’s degree in communications, ...

DALL-E 3 Image Generator Now Accessible In ChatGPT Plus

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