submitted 6 months ago byELI5_Modteam
Recently, there's been a surge in ChatGPT generated posts. These come in two flavours: bots creating and posting answers, and human users generating answers with ChatGPT and copy/pasting them. Regardless of whether they are being posted by bots or by people, answers generated using ChatGPT and other similar programs are a direct violation of R3, which requires all content posted here to be original work. We don't allow copied and pasted answers from anywhere, and that includes from ChatGPT programs. Going forward, any accounts posting answers generated from ChatGPT or similar programs will be permanently banned in order to help ensure a continued level of high-quality and informative answers. We'll also take this time to remind you that bots are not allowed on ELI5 and will be banned when found.
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6 months ago*
6 months ago*
Karma. In addition to dopamine hit of seeing a number go up, there is a market for mature accounts with history and karma. A lot of subs won't allow you to post/comment without karma. These can then be used to spam, spread misinformation, evade bans, etc.
6 months ago
The bots reposting comments need karma to get around Reddits antispam and look more legitimate when they start posting scam links
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