How to Earn Points/Badges/Authority Levels in Community
Have you noticed the "My Community Activity Level and Points" section of the MyCommunity page? It looks something like this:
The Authority level badge indicates your level in the community and is determined by the number of points you have. There are five authority levels in the community. They are:
You can find all these badges, along with explanations of all the other badges in the community, in our community badge glossary.
You can also find out what authority level your connections have by visiting their profiles. Their Authority level badge appears under their profile pic.