No. Karma is worthless. The system has been abused from the start. If you have lots of it, you can sell your account to advertisers for a bit of money (probably in the tens.)
Does Downvoting make you lose karma?
When people hover over your username on desktop, your comment karma and post karma will appear separately. … You get score when people upvote your posts or comments, and you lose karma when you are downvoted by the people. If a post or a comment receives enough downvotes, it disappears from the thread.
Does Upvoting give you karma?
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.
Do you lose Reddit karma for Downvotes?
You don’t lose post karma when someone downvotes your posts, [–] only comments [ karma ? ] when someone downvotes your comments.
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.
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.
Does deleting posts affect karma?
Nope. Deleting posts or comments neither loses you any positive karma gained nor restores to you any negative karma lost.
Why do I have 1 post karma?
Yes, that’s how reddit works. Brand-new accounts start off with 1 post karma, and all of your posts and comments start off with 1 upvote. Past that, the only way to get karma is for others to upvote your posts and comments. Be aware, though, that karma is not one-to-one with votes.
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.
Is Downvoting on Reddit bad?
Reddit says: Vote. If you think something contributes to conversation, upvote it. … A problem with votes and what they should be is that when you upvote or downvote a post, it goes into the Liked or Disliked section of your profile.
Can your Reddit karma decrease?
Your karma decreases when you get downvoted. … Deleting downvoted comments like that will not get rid of their negative effect on your karma.
Do you lose karma over time?
No, reddit karma doesn’t decay. Also any comment and post over 6 months old can no longer be voted on, or if you had already voted, you can’t change your vote after the thread has been archived.
How much karma can you get from a post?
In general you’ll never get over 5-6k karma from a post. Although there’s no specific amount.
What use is Reddit karma?
Reddit Karma is a type of voting system introduced by Reddit to enable users to upvote posts and comments that are relevant and useful and downvote those who are not.