Norad Tracks Santa

NORAD Tracks Santa is an annual Christmas-themed entertainment program, which has existed since 1955, produced under the auspices of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). Every year on Christmas Eve, "NORAD Tracks Santa" purports to track Santa Claus as he leaves the North Pole and delivers presents to children around the world.The program is in the tradition of the September 1897 editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" in the New York Sun.
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  • How Google Became A Santa Tracker Tradition To Rival NORAD

    … American Aerospace Defense Command – has had a virtual monopoly on the Santa tracker business for decades. But in a short period of time, Google has risen as a strong challenger. Here’s the story of how that happened. How NORAD Started Tracking Santa NORAD began tracking Santa Claus nearly 60 years ago by accident. In 1955, an ad was published listing…

    Danny Sullivan/ Marketing Landin Google How To's- 16 readers -
  • This Week in Digital…

    …Google vs Microsoft With only three weeks to go until the big day, both Google and Microsoft have launched their own Santa Tracker websites. Google is using their Google Maps technology to track Santa whereas Microsoft have once again partnered with NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. In the build up to the 25th Google’s site…

    Becky Grainger/ Search Laboratory- 10 readers -