I really wanted to post this in the official blog, however we don’t have a “World” blog, and this does not really fit into “Commerce blog” which we (Commerce development team) usually use for official announcements, so I have to use my personal blog instead.
If you haven’t noticed, then you can now vote up, or down a post in World forum. Thanks to the hard work of my colleagues in World development team, that feature went on live today! (Of which I’m very excited)
If you have been using StackOverflow (as as developer, you likely have), then you know the meaning of voting up and down. The idea is the same here, there are differences in the detail implementations, such as the amount of points given (or taken) from a vote up (down), but basically: