UnVoting and it's effects. One guy upvotes every post I make only to unvote it later. Whats the point?

in steemit •  last year

Unvoting after baiting upvotes?

Hi guys, I have been using steemd to view my profile and check my voting power. I noticed one user @eliyahu keeps upvoting my posts, nearly as soon as they are made only to unvote them 12-24 hours later. This has happened for a few days in a row now.

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It's not just me, it seems every vote this user puts down they un-vote at a later point in time.

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One other thing I've seen on a few peoples profiles are transfers to "null". Being a programmer I'm well aware of what null is however this just makes it more confusing because null in this context must be something different to my understanding of null.

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null appears to be the first ever user created. I'm not sure what purpose this account has, it just receives money and doesn't do anything?


Now I don't really know whats going on here, I have a few unanswered questions:

  1. Do they lose curation awards when un-voting?
  2. Are they trying to bait upvotes from others?
  3. @eliyahu what does un-vote do and when do you use it?
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I believe @null is the promotion bot

You follow me I follow you

Thank you for this post. I think that it is under-voted. I am happy that I found it. I would upvote it but it has already been paid out. I will follow more, as you raised some important questions. I am trying to view my own account on steemd, but I cannot figure out how to look at myself, @organiccaco. Thanks of any suggestions. I am following you now. In Joy, Christina

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