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Swatting is an internet prank/crime where someone finds your address either through your IP or because your name and location is known.Then they call 911 anonymously and report a fake emergency.Ex,someone can call and say that someone at that address is being held at a gun point or someone is going to commit suicide and a SWAT team would be dispatched to the address.

Its becoming a trend,it is only a matter of time before somebody gets killed.Anyone caught swatting could face serious charges β€” even federal charges for abusive 911 calls, false alarms or reports and then unauthorized use of telecommunications.
I got swatted yesterday by some hacker on the internet.Swatting should be stopped,its not funny.
by Droct August 27, 2014
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A goal achieved by hacking where the hacker tricks 911 systems into deploying SWAT to an unsuspecting victim's home under false pretenses.
A new cyber crime called "swatting" is capable of putting people in danger from SWAT in there own homes by strangers thousands of miles away.
by neoeon December 18, 2007
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Swatting is the act of obtaining a streamer's personal information through various means, and then using the info to report the streamer as a potential terrorist, therefore deploying a SWAT team to the location. Although some mofos find this funny, it is only a matter of time before someone is killed because of someone's twisted sense of humor.
Adam: Dude, I heard you got raided by the police yesterday. What happened?
Nicholas: I got swatted. Seriously, swatting isn't funny, people.
by JayPlaysBeamNG December 26, 2018
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The act of making up different stories or scenarios on different accounts and posting in the same message board (i.e. Reddit) to see how a community reacts to different/opposite posts. See
Person 1: Why do you own so many Reddit accounts?

Person 2: I'm really into swatting, trolling, and memeing for different reactions
by Reconify May 01, 2019
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Where a man name Justin takes the Semen of a man named Michael, then looks straight up and spits it in the air. He then plays a game with himself where he swats it in midair before it lands on his face. In his mind, he wins either way. Michael is repulsed.
Justin was caught laughing maniacally swatting Michael's left over Semen from an old condom in trash.
by Justin’sDaddy June 09, 2021
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