You’re probably familiar with NORAD’s famous Santa Tracker program. But did you know that NORAD’s involvement with the North Pole’s jolliest resident goes way beyond a website?
By the time you read this, Santa has already been busy for many hours. According to NORAD, Santa’s schedule kicked off at 6am Eastern today and won’t wrap up his global jaunt until all kids are firmly asleep in their beds.
This year though, while the kids are still up, they have lots of ways to keep tabs on the man in the red suit. For the first time, they’ll be able to follow Santa on Twitter. Just log on to Twitter and follow @noradsanta for updates on his whereabouts and to participate in holiday conversations.
Looking for other ways to spy on St. Nick? NORAD offers the following options:
- 1-877-Hi-NORAD (1-877-446-6723) for children to call and personally speak to a Santa tracker
- Did you know that in 2007, 1,012 volunteers at the NTS Operations Center answered 94,743 telephone calls and 10,326 emails from children around the world?
- send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- NORAD Tracks Santa Web site: www.noradsanta.org
- Track Santa in 3D using Google Earth: http://www.noradsanta.org/en/track3d.html
NORAD’s site is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and Chinese.
Merry Christmas Sync readers!
(Oh and Happy Chanukah too) :-)