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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of upvote.


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  • These can get a lot of upvotes, because a lot of what's good in an article often survives; indeed, the closer the paraphrase is to plagiarism, the more survives.

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  • Considering reddit is the only social news site of status that has a unique front page algorithm: links actually need to be sustained with upvotes over time to remain on the front page.

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  • With live-action and contribution from young and independent Chinese directors, the series proved wildly popular, and leading all Youku films by total video views (79 million), total comments (126,000), upvotes (1 million thumbs-up), and social media retweets (more than 24 million).

  • The algorithm determining "best" search results in G+ is unclear, but it's likely some combination of best keyword matches, posts by users in your circles, plus +1 upvotes and/or reshares.

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  • I wouldn't mind seeing the "bury" remove a "digg" rather than upvotes add one and downvotes do nothing. Top News

  • and users are not allowed make offers to (1) buy upvotes, (2) reward users for upvotes with consideration, and/or (3) trade for upvotes.


  • Ironically the above Human Intelligence Task HIT involves voting up Internet marketer Larry Genkin's answer to the very popular and highly contested question paying people for upvotes: Solicitation for upvotes is not allowed on


  • And the answer has been "collapsed" because of the policy violation, which means that no matter how many upvotes it receives paid or unpaid it won't show up.


  • As of right now my answer is voted down, even though it got 33 upvotes and lots of "great post" comments on Twitter and under the post itself.


  • A vote from a user who has written good answers in the past carries more weight both upvotes and downvotes.



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