Changes live on steem-bounty

in steem-bounty •  5 months ago

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Recently we implemented some short term changes in order to deal with abuse. Some of this we anticipated but some was also reported to us by users so we decided to deal with it as fast as we could.

More power to the bounty creator: Max effect downvote

The downvotes of bounty creators now have a much higher effect than before. If you have anyone trying to game your bounty by using upvoting bots or any other way that you as a creator of the bounty seem unfair you can now downvote any comment with the effect that such comment will receive no reward whatsoever.

There are many bounty creator with little SP and so we think that it was prudent to give the creators the power to police their bounties simply by donwvoting with any % of their voting power. This allows anyone to deal with abuse in a simple way and puts all power to the bounty creator.

Blacklist

We created a blacklist so that we can put users that want to abuse on it. The blacklist has the effect that users on it cannot earn any bounty rewards. They may still post bounties and vote on them as any other bounty creator, but bounties they have not created off limits to them in terms of reward payout.

Pleas use our telegram channel in case of any abuse

Join our telegram channel if you have any questions or want to interact with us. But please particularly reach out if u see some abuse so we can deal with it.

More to follow

We are working hard on making our site go live soon.

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The above is a recent screenshot and we hope we will have it live within weeks.

Let us know what you think

I would be curious to hear your feedback on these changes. Do you think this is enough or should we do something else?

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I think it's excellent, because this is a viable and correct way to make rewards an adequate system, where the creator is satisfied with the way in which they are distributed, since sometimes there are those who wish to make use of their influence among the users and cheating. This would create a gap between cheaters and the system. Great, because I notice that there are users who are taken with a comment that sees them automatic

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This is superb. ... I really admire the recent development, as it will be unfair to use upvote bot on a comment in order to get higher bounty. Thanks @steem-bounty

cool! blacklist spammers.. looking forward to the website as well.

kudos to this project. FUR'd!

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Dude sry for pointing that out (and I do not wanna start a discussion and in case I'm wrong I will gladly apologize) but in my opinion you are abusing this system.

Checking your comments shows instant 6-8 upvotes on every comment you comment under bounty-post leading to you getting a huge amount of the non-creator bounty.

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yes.. that's true. i don't know how to stop that. even for comments i do for posts that are not part of a bounty, it happens.

any suggestions?

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hmmm I really do not wanna insinuate something but checking the data on steemd and following back some voters your upvotes really look like minnowboosters bought upvotes

Great update..and right initiative ...!!! Some steemians use bot for bounty rewards.. It's very bad.. They are spammer.. I think, @steem-bounty takes effective step for removing such kinds of spamming ...

Really glad to hear this. Noticed people using most likely upvote bots lately to upvote there comments (and often pretty obvious with 8 or more votes on every single comment under every single bounty-post).

Really looking forward to your website!

Will definitely try using a bounty on a post of mine in the near future!

I find both downvoting option and blacklisting great improvment of the steem-bounty policy.

This is a good move. I think in order for this project to really reach thousands and ultimately millions of people here on Steemit it has to be seen as the most effective, efficient and powerful way to get your message out there, as the creator of the bounty. And it also has to inspire enough confidence in prospects and creators alike that the results/input or content will be of the highest quality. Therefore this was a necessary measure.

I think this is brilliant.

These upvote botters got out of hand

Perfect, nothing else was missing :)

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Thats a good Idea.
Was there realy people who upvote the comments with bots to get more of the bounty?

Looking to get into more bounties. Was happy to see my first bounty reward the other day. Thanks for the work behind the bounty system. I'll be a proponent going forward. Looking forward to trying out the site!

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Let us know what you think?

Those upvote bots could still be a problem. For example some bots up vote using sold votes so its difficult to figure out. Perfect solution will be that before payout, you check the transfers of that users to see if he used bots for that comment.

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Yes, but now the bounty creator has a convenient tool to deal with it. And we have a tool to deal with repeat offenders. Do u think that will not be enough?

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Personally i dont like flagging. I have 50 rep, that will destroy rep of a new guy. Most likely i will lose that follower too. Maybe implementing something like a reply to a comment with some specific word will exclude it from bounty will be really good.

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but if u downvote 1% it will not be so bad. And u can forewarn. But thank you for your input.

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I can't. I don't get the slider.

Very good update, blacklist was needed

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We thought so as well! Thank you.

Hola amigo @steem-bounty, muy buena información, hay muchos usuarios que utilizan bots y prácticamente serian como tomadores, me gustaría seguir leyendo informaciones tan buena como esta saludos

@knircky has set 1.000 STEEM bounty on this post! logo_for-light-bg_1000.png
What is a bounty exactly?

A bounty is money sent to a post to be distributed to the users commenting on it. It provides a way to reward users directly and works in addition to the steem/sbd they receive from the blockchain. It works independently of SteemPower.

You create a bounty by sending any amount of sbd/steem to @steem-bounty together with a post-url in the memo.

How can I earn a bounty Users are then competing for the bounty by writing their answers to the post in comments that will achieve upvotes from the community and especially the bounty creator. The money of the bounty gets distributed to all top level comments of the post at the same time when the post is paid out (7 Days after it was written). How much everyone gets depends on the votes the comments received. The sender of the bounties votes are weighted higher so that she decideds where 80% of the bounty money goes and all other votes determine the rest.

@steem-bounty does all of this for you automatically. You can use this service to automatically pay out a challenge, ask a hard question or simply to reward the people that interact with you.

Read more about how it works, even in different languages here.

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@knricky thank you very much, and this system is simply innovative

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Congratulations to the following winner(s) of the bounty!

  • @prince121 has earned 0.119 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.119 STEEM from the community!
  • @jasonbu has earned 0.019 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.019 STEEM from the community!
  • @thedoubleace123 has earned 0.003 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.003 STEEM from the community!
  • @rosmilage has earned 0.150 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.150 STEEM from the community!
  • @elleok has earned 0.116 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.116 STEEM from the community!
  • @dillagr has earned 0.125 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.125 STEEM from the community!
  • @cryptoprofessor has earned 0.114 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.114 STEEM from the community!
  • @adalhelm has earned 0.005 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.005 STEEM from the community!
  • @fresteem has earned 0.044 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.044 STEEM from the community!
  • @amazingwoman has earned 0.111 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.111 STEEM from the community!
  • @mazasuarez has earned 0.003 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.003 STEEM from the community!
  • @tsnaks has earned 0.110 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.110 STEEM from the community!
  • @gidolee has earned 0.124 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.124 STEEM from the community!
  • @anupbose has earned 0.066 STEEM. 0 STEEM from the creator of the bounty and 0.066 STEEM from the community!

I think there is need for guide to new user like me

The downvotes of bounty creators now have a much higher effect than before. If you have anyone trying to game your bounty by using upvoting bots or any other way that you as a creator of the bounty seem unfair you can now downvote any comment with the effect that such comment will receive no reward whatsoever.

yeeeeeeeeeeeesss :)

Is a relief read this. I saw many cases and it was frustrating. They, are using bots that not leave comments. But, but the creator of the reward must be alert about "friends votes" in comments. In my opinion, only should be valid, the votes from people who participate in the post

Blacklist
We created a blacklist so that we can put users that want to abuse on it. The blacklist has the effect that users on it cannot earn any bounty rewards. They may still post bounties and vote on them as any other bounty creator, but bounties they have not created off limits to them in terms of reward payout.

but not only users, as well check the bounty creators

Creo que es excelente, porque es una forma viable y correcta de hacer de las recompensas un sistema adecuado.felicitaciones a este proyecto. FUR'd!

Lovely community

cool that you are taking care of such abusing cheaters

An informative post.I like this.Thanks for sharing such a beautiful post with all.

Congratulation steem-bounty! Your post has appeared on the hot page after 24min with 9 votes.
Thanks to @souldelas.

Site Design looking nice :D

This is an interesting project that I intend on using more in the future. So far I only placed one bounty that can be found in my below topic.

https://steemit.com/newbiegames/@rentmoney/what-now-steem-bounty-added-for-those-who-comment

yes.. that's true. i don't know how to stop that. even for comments i do for posts that are not part of a bounty, it happens.