Use of Reputation Points

Lokeshkumar - (CRS) 16 Reputation points
2020-04-23T07:12:09.417+00:00

I am new to the Microsoft Q & A

Can anyone explain what is the use of earning 'Reputation Points' in Microsoft.

Is there any awarding schemes for users with high points ?

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  1. Zeeshan Nasir Bajwa 646 Reputation points Student Ambassador
    2023-04-07T05:04:44.39+00:00

    Welcome to the Microsoft Q&A community! Reputation Points are a way to recognize and reward community members for their contributions and expertise. As you participate in the community by asking and answering questions, commenting on posts, and voting on content, you earn points that contribute to your overall reputation score. Your reputation score is a measure of your standing within the community and can be seen by other members. It reflects your level of participation, the quality of your contributions, and the value you add to the community. In addition to recognizing your contributions, a higher reputation score can give you some benefits such as unlocking new privileges, such as the ability to vote on certain types of content, ability to edit other user's posts, access to private messaging, etc. Microsoft also recognizes the top contributors of the community with awards, such as Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and the Microsoft Tech Community Profile Badge program. These programs recognize community members who have demonstrated exceptional contributions and expertise in a particular area or technology. I hope this helps!

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  2. Leon Laude 85,701 Reputation points
    2020-04-23T07:17:12.257+00:00

    Hi,

    Points are earned by participating and contributing positively to the community in this Q&A site, you basically use them as a way to show your reputation to other users.

    You'll find more info in the following thread:
    https://learn.microsoft.com/answers/articles/374/reputation-points.html

    Best regards,
    Leon

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  3. Vaibhav Chaudhari 38,671 Reputation points
    2020-04-23T07:39:46.62+00:00

    No, there is rewards or money benefits with reputation points.
    Points just showcase your level of expertise.

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