Track Santa on Google, YouTube, Facebook & Twitter using NORAD
Whether you have been naughty or nice this year, you can track Santa Claus’ Christmas Eve journey around the world as he brings gifts to good boys and girls. Colorado-based US-Canada Military organization NORAD, which is responsible for maritime and aerospace defense of Canada and the US, has been tracking Santa’s Christmas Eve flight for over 50 years. Using a combination of Santa cams, radar, fighter jets, and satellites, NORAD allows families around the globe to track Santa’s location.
Check out these online tools you can use to track Santa online using NORAD:
Facebook Norad Tracks Santa Page:
“On Dasher, On Dancer, On Prancer . . .” Although you may not have a reindeer’s view, you can still track Santa’s global flight on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/noradsanta. With over 750,000 Facebooks “likes,” the Norad Tracks Santa Page is the perfect place to stay current on Santa’s Christmas Eve whereabouts.
Google Earth Norad Santa Tracker:
Don’t miss a moment of Santa’s 2011 Christmas Eve trek as you follow his flight on Google Earth via Norad’s site radar. Be sure to download Google Earth 6 on your browser to ensure you don’t miss a minute of Santa’s journey.
Twitter’s Norad Santa Tracker:
Join with nearly 60,000 other eager boys and girls following Santa on their phones via Norad Tracks Santa’s official Twitter page @NoradSanta. In the US simply text follow NoradSanta to 40404.
Be sure to join Google+ in order to connect with the Google+ Norad Tracks Santa page.
Mobile Phone Santa Tracker:
Go ahead and download Google Maps for your mobile device so you can use your phone to follow Santa’s journey around the world on Christmas Eve. Come December 24th simply visit m.noradsanta.org/ on your phone or search “Santa” using Google Maps on your mobile device in order to see Santa’s current location.
With so many ways to follow Santa and his tiny reindeer online, you don’t have to miss a minute of the Jolly Olf Elf’s Christmas Eve journey.
Sources include: [NORAD, Facebook, Twitter]