ITPro. reports Meta’s Llama 2 is the ‘first’ free ChatGPT competitor, but experts rebut open source claims on the launch of OpenUK’s AI Openness report

Meta has unveiled its new AI large language model, Llama 2, which can be used freely for both commercial and research purposes and operates on a similar level to ChatGPT.

Llama 2 has been released as multiple models, with a 7-billion (7B), 13-billion (13B), and 70-billion (70B) parameter sizes and fine-tuned chat variants of each.

Developers have already made Llama 2 available via API, and the model is likely to become even more widely used as it is embraced by businesses.