You probably have seen some users with bright purple, blue or green badge. Or have seen badges on their profile.
Badges. Next questions?
There are 2 types of badges. Status & Channel badges. Both used for completely different things, & they do not overlap in anyway
Are badges you see on some ones profile picture or at the end of their username. They are used so you can identify 3 types of users:
Are badges you see on someones about page or when you press the badges button, they are awarded to you when you do something on StoryFire. Like, publish a popular story, or report alot of bugs