Where’s Santa Claus? This Year, Just Type “Santa” Into Google
If you’re looking for Santa’s location, Google has a super easy way to find it. Just type “Santa” into Google, to get a special box that locates him on a map.
The image below shows you how it works on Google (click to enlarge). After typing in “santa,” a special map appears on the right-side of the screen:
It’s supposed to work the same way if you’re in Google Maps. Just type “santa,” and you’ll have his current location appear:
However, I found that if I wasn’t signed-in to Google, searching for Santa on Google Maps didn’t work for me. Instead, I simply got listings related to Santa Ana, a major city near me.
I don’t recall seeing this last year or in previous years, as part of my regular Santa tracker tracking duty. If it has been offered before, consider this a helpful reminder.
For the full rundown on both, including how you can track Santa with them on the web, through your phone or even broadcast his location to your TV with a Chromecast, see the full story on our Search Engine Land sister site: The 2013 Santa Tracker List: All The Ways To Track Santa From NORAD & Google
(Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)
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