Stealing an idea/story/picture from someone and posting it on the internet in order to get credit for the discovery. Also known as Karma Stealing.

Etymology- Originated on the aggregator reddit.com, but has since widened to include the stealing/whoring of street credit through all media.
Dammit, Eric, you Karma Whoring son of a bitch, I showed you that story on motherjones, and you posted on Facebook before I did!
by C45 January 19, 2011
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Actively performing good deeds and random acts of kindness as a metaphysical insurance policy against the future possibility of being bitchslapped by the hand of fate
Karma whoring pays off when you least expect it
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A person who blatantly begs for Reddit karma, a point system that shows up on your account that goes up every time someone gives you an upvote. Will post things like “X. Upvote so that when someone googles X this will show up”, “Upvote or else Y”, etc. Hated by most of the Reddit userbase.
“I hate that subreddit, everyone there is just a karma whore at this point.”
by nlolhere August 08, 2020
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A dead breed, once those on slashdot who would play up to the prejudices of the masses to get positive moderation on their comments
by Random832 November 01, 2003
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one who would sell his or her mother's soul to obtain sweet sweet wordkarma/word.
"Monkeyboy is the biggest karma whore on Spankmag"
by tigerlily April 20, 2003
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A person who is always on cam, literally always on cam, only to obtain a higher Karma number.
Corgan. The biggest Karma Whore to have ever lived.
by Mooooooooooosie November 05, 2011
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