You receive a point each time another simmer presses like or awesome or insightful on a post that you have posted in a thread created by another simmer. This post explains about the badges that you can earn points through also.
I’m sorry I haven’t been on here for a while! I’ve been dealing with mental health issues (mostly severe depression) on and off this past month and it’s been getting worse. Hopefully I’ll be able to get on here during times where I’m not too bad.