It does not cost any karma to upvote/downvote. The only thing that you can really get with karma is that creating subreddit has a VERY small amount of karma required, but it doesn’t actually spend it.
Do you lose karma when you upvote?
Know what karma is.
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.
Does it cost karma to Downvote?
No it doesn’t. Karma is only affected by people upvoting or downvoting your posts/comments. Whether you upvote, downvote, or don’t vote at all will not affect your karma in any way.
Is Reddit karma worth anything?
Karma is divided into the subreddits you’ve gained the karma on. … Just look at your userpage and view your karma breakdown. The subs you have low karma on give you the “you’re doing that too much” message when you post.
How is Reddit karma calculated?
Initially, upvotes/downvotes karma ratios are roughly 1:1, but as large numbers are accrued from a single post/comment, the ratio decreases. … The value next to your username is based solely on post karma, not the overall value.
Do you lose karma if you delete a post?
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!
How much karma can you get from a post?
You should have 30 to 40 karma points to post in subreddits. But some subreddits like r/branding are open for the users having 6–10 karmas.
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.
Why is my karma less than my Upvotes?
It’s because the score of a post isn’t in the same units as your karma. For small amounts of karma there’s a 1:1:1 ratio between (net) upvotes, comment/post score, and karma received. As the number of votes goes up the ratio diverges.
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.
Why do I have 1 karma on Reddit?
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. … You start with 1 karma.
Who has the highest karma on Reddit?
#1 Apostolate. The king. Apostolate claims to be a law student in New York. A redditor since January 2012, he has 1,374,900 comment karma.
Does Reddit karma expire?
Karma doesn’t expire. It’s permanent. You only earn karma on link submissions, not on self-posts. Karma doesn’t accumulate at a 1:1 rate.
What is a good amount of karma on Reddit?
Over 100,000 total karma, but 100,000 in either link/comment karma is more impressive and is generally minimum to be considered “high” and eventually a “power user”.
What’s the best time to post on Reddit?
We can say that the best time to post any question on Reddit is on,
- Monday between 6 am – 7 am, Friday at 8:00 am, and Friday at 1:00 pm.
- Friday at 4 am, Sunday at 8 am, Monday at 7 am, and Monday at 5 pm.
- Friday at 12 pm, Friday at 11 am, Tuesday at 9 pm, and Wednesday at 12 pm.
What is Reddit karma used for?
A user’s karma reflects how much a user has contributed to the Reddit community by an approximate indication of the total votes a user has earned on their submissions (“post karma”) and comments (“comment karma”). When posts or comments get upvoted, that user gains some karma.