Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) always comes with new features for its users and it gets even more special when Christmas and New Year are around. Now that Christmas Eve 2014 has arrived we will definitely get to see Santa spreading the message of love, peace and harmony around along with gifts. Therefore, it is natural that those eagerly waiting for Santa to deliver them their surprise gifts would want to track each and every move of his.
Google not the only one to track Santa
With Google Santa Tracker, one can easily follow the progress throughout the day. Google Santa Tracker includes both an interactive map as well as live updates on the iOS and Android devices. The search engine giant, which has been running the feature since 2004, use Google maps to track St Nick’s whereabouts.
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) issued a statement saying that its “Santa Tracker is a moment of celebration and fun, aimed at spreading holiday cheer to people around the world.”
Apart from Google, several sites are there to help people with keeping a track of Santa’s moves of which NORAD Santa Tracker 2014 is one which is Live, and people can get an answer to the question “Where is Santa Claus right now?” by visiting it.
Santa on its way
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been NORAD’s official Santa Tracking tech partner for five years, but later NORAD chose Microsoft, which operates the NORAD website and use Bing mapping to track Santa. NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, have been tracking Santa since 1955.
NORAD Santa Tracking system has informed that it expects Santa to arrive in the United States before midnight tonight, and he will make his entry from the East Coast region. Santa has already taken off for Russia and must have already started with his journey early morning today.
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+ are all offering apps and services for tracking Santa’s trip. All that a Santa follower is required to do is search for ‘@noradsanta’ on any of those sites and get started. NORAD app for tracking Santa are available in the Windows, Apple and Google Play stores.