This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Why Google Bard Is Flopping (Even Though It's Better)" by Logically Answered
TLDR Google's negative public perception and reputation as an "evil big tech company" have affected the adoption and reception of their new offerings, such as Google Bard, compared to other competitors like ChatGPT.
The difference in public perception between Google Bard and ChatGPT's mistakes highlights the negative connotation associated with Bard's failures, while ChatGPT's mistakes are seen as humorous memes.
Google's own trends data shows that Bard's adoption rate is significantly worse compared to ChatGPT, even though Bard had the advantage of being directly from Google.
Google's successful products like Gmail, YouTube, and Chrome were launched in competitive markets where they were not expected to succeed.
Google's reputation as an "evil big tech company" has affected people's perception of their new offerings, such as Bard, causing them to embrace the underdog, ChatGPT.
Google's decision to make a Google+ account required for commenting on YouTube videos sparked controversy and backlash from millions of users, including the cofounder of YouTube himself.
Google's late entry into the market and lack of innovation caused it to lose to both younger and established companies, highlighting the importance of offering unique value in order to succeed.
Despite people accepting less privacy in the modern world, they are not necessarily happy with Google and Facebook, which may have contributed to the underwhelming response to the launch of Google Bard.
Overcoming negative public perception may require Google to step out of the spotlight and focus on other areas, just like Microsoft did in the past.