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

    … now in being so well known. It even has First Lady Michelle Obama regularly supporting it by answering calls. But if you don’t know about NORAD Tracks Santa, you’ll likely turn to Google and search for terms like “Santa tracker” to find a service. Do that right now, and you get pointed to Google’s own Santa tracker: You also get that special…

    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- 14 readers -