Wednesday, December 4, 2013

"Inside Century Club, the exclusive playground for Reddit’s karma kings"

I first heard about Reddit’s Century Club in September, after a mysterious persona called UpMan made Internet history.

In just 11 days, the redditor collected 100,000 points of comment karma—otherwise meaningless Internet points that give prolific Reddit users clout. Karma is Reddit’s virtual voting system. It rewards users for providing the community with content and commentary.

UpMan had a ton of it—and he got it faster than anyone, ever.