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.
Posts about Norad Tracks Santa
  • 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…

    … allows you to unlock a new game or activity every day, including ‘jolly JavaScript courses’ and ‘reindeer races’. In an official blog post by Sandy Russell the ‘Santa Launch Strategist’ states that “throughout the holiday celebration, our own developer elves here at Google have also been hard at work getting the sleigh tracking algorithm ready…

    Becky Grainger/ Search Laboratory- 11 readers -
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