The next level of human interaction with machines is here.

Abha Malpani Naismith
3 min readMay 15, 2024

Here’s what you need to know about ChatGPT 4o

From the Launch of ChatGPT 4o on May 13

Just when I thought I was getting my head around optimising the use of ChatGPT, poof, there is a newer, better version 🙂

Also, I help others learn to optimise their use of tools like ChatGPT, and now I’m guessing I need to start over!

It’s okay. I’ve embraced a love-hate relationship with technology.

A few quick things to know about the new version of ChatGPT:

It’s called ChatGPT 4o (o = omni)

  • ChatGPT 4o is available to everyone — even free users!
  • It brings ChatGPT 4 intelligence to free users (for paid users, you have 5x more capacity than free users)
  • Because it’s publicly available, it means its taking our interaction as a society with machines to the next level (there are over 100 million users of ChatGPT!)
  • There is an improvement in quality of output and speed (Yay!)
  • This model accepts and generates any combination of text, audio, and images, which makes this the strongest and most versatile model yet.
  • ChatGPT 4o can now see and process live videos through your camera in real-time (yikes!?)
  • And, wait for it, it picks…



Abha Malpani Naismith

Communications professional. Digital strategist. Writer. Mum. AI enthusiast. Newsletter for working mums.