When one of your comments or posts is ‘up-voted’ karma is applied to your account. Equally, when your comments or posts are ‘down-voted’, you lose karma. … This is done to fool people using vote bots to manipulate the system.
Does your karma disappear?
At the moment, the karma you gain or lose is independent of the posts you gain or lose it from. In other words, deleting a post won’t strip you of the karma you built with it!
Does deleting a post remove karma?
Nope. Deleting posts or comments neither loses you any positive karma gained nor restores to you any negative karma lost.
Does getting Downvoted lower karma?
You downvote something when you feel it’s bad for the community, but it reduces your karma as a reminder that it’s your responsibility not to downvote stuff due to personal reasons, but only if it really deserves to be downvoted. You only unlock this super power after gaining a particular number of karma.
Do you lose karma when you upvote?
Karma refers to points received from upvotes, which are the Reddit equivalents of “likes” on Facebook. You receive approximately one point of karma for each upvote, and you lose about one point of karma for each downvote.
Why is my karma negative?
If a user has a high karma score, it means their posts and comments are well-liked, so they’re viewed as more of an authority within the community. A low or negative karma score means the user’s interactions upset people, and usually point toward the user being a bot, spammer, or troll.
Why do I have more Upvotes than karma?
It’s a combination of upvote on comments, posts, and other stuff. Reddit doesn’t say exactly what their algorithm is but we know it’s not 1-1. Karma is not equal to upvotes. It starts out at about 1 karma per vote but the more votes a piece of content gets the less karma you gain or lose from each vote.
Can a post get negative karma?
Next to every Reddit post or comment are upvote and downvote buttons. By clicking one of these, you are giving either positive or negative karma to the post. Positive karma increases the number of points a post has, while negative karma decreases that number.
Why does karma fluctuate?
Reddit automatically “blurs” the exact karma amount in an attempt to thwart vote manipulation. It will vary and change frequently from the real amount.
What is Post karma and comment karma?
When you submit a post, all upvotes on that post will be converted to karma. This is post karma. It comes from upvotes on posts. When you submit a comment, all upvotes on that comment will be converted to karma. This is comment karma.
Do you need karma to post?
Unfortunately your account does not have enough karma to submit things to /r/videos at this time. /r/videos requires users to have a minimum of 10 link and 10 comment karma. We suggest that you comment in some popular threads and make submissions to other subreddits to build up your karma and then come back.
What happens when you get Downvoted?
Originally Answered: What happens when one Downvotes a question or answer? When you down vote a question or answer you in a way express your dislike for the content. You automatically down vote a question or answer when you report one.
How do I get free karma?
Tricks to How to Get Karma on Reddit Fast
- Visit subreddits with a million subscribers. …
- You can also do comments on new posts. …
- Avoid making poor-quality posts or negative comments. …
- Create relevant and discussion-worthy content.
How much karma does the average Redditor have?
There’s a website that tracks the karma of 4,199,209 redditors (that figure is constantly increasing). That’s not every redditor but it’s probably the best list you will find, and if we look there for the total karma of the 2,099,605th redditor we get a median karma of 1,703.
Can you post on Reddit without karma?
You need a small amount of comment karma before you can post anything. This is to keep spam posting less common. Just post a comment or two. The amount is only known by admins, but use 10 as a go to.