Do you know what it is? Do you do it?
Sniping involves setting up a software program that will automatically bid on an item at the last second (usually 5-10 seconds remaining), making it very difficult for someone else to get in at the last second and outbid you. It was the wonderful side effect of keeping you from upping your bid to a level you don’t want because someone outbid you…
There are tons on the market but this one is free and has worked well for me: Gixen
They have some pay services, but the free has worked just fine for me. I also like that it doesn’t require you leaving your computer on with a program running (like some of the other services I have tried).