As AI technology advances in this day and age, we continue to see new updates and features roll out. On July 13th, 2023, Google announced that Bard has some new features and updates to share.

With this new update, Bard can now access new languages, customize responses, add images to your prompts, and more! Let’s dive into what else is new with Bard!

New Languages and Places

Starting on July 13th, 2023, users can collaborate with Bard in over 40 languages. Some of these languages include:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • German
  • Spanish
  • And more!

As languages continue to expand, so do the areas where users can use Bard. Some of these countries include:

  • Brazil
  • Japan
  • Norway
  • Philippines
  • And more!

As Bard continues to expand and add more languages and places, it will continue to use its AI principles as a guide to help protect user’s privacy and data.

More Customized Responses

Besides adding new locations and languages, Bard has new updates regarding having better response times. These updates included having the ability to listen to responses and adjust them.

Listening to Responses

Sometimes hearing something out loud can be more beneficial than reading it on a screen. In over 40 languages, Bard can read their answers to you out loud. Simply click the sound icon to do so.

Adjusting Responses

Another update is having more customizable responses by adjusting them. You can add the tone and style of Bard’s answers to 5 different options:

  • Simple
  • Long
  • Short
  • Professional
  • Casual

Currently, this feature is only live in English and will expand to new languages at a later date.

Increasing Productivity

Along with all of these new updates and features we’ve just mentioned, we still have 4 more new features to review! These features aim to help customers increase productivity and respond to user preferences about using the platform.

Pin and Rename Conversations

To help users revisit prompts, Bard now has the ability to pin a conversation to come back to it at a later time. To make things even easier, you’re now able to rename conversations. This feature is now live in over 40 languages.

Exporting Code

Google has mentioned that Bard has been used a lot for coding purposes. To help accommodate coders, this new feature allows users to export Python code to Replit in addition to Google Colab. This feature is live in over 40 languages.

Google's Bard Coding

Sharing Responses

Bard has added shareable links to help share ideas and prompts that Bard has given users to share with their friends. This feature is live in over 40 languages.

Using Images in Prompts

Sometimes images help describe or explain what we’re trying to convey in our prompts. Now Google lets you do this! Google is bringing Google Lens into Bard to help better understand and improve using images within prompts. This feature is now live in English and will be available to other languages at a later time.


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