Is the Internet Killing Santa?

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Years ago parents worried their children would learn the truth about Santa Claus from others, but now they have a new problem – the internet.

According to a recent poll from Hide My Ass!, 1 in 8 American parents said the internet was responsible for telling their children the truth about Saint Nick.

44% of parents blamed Google for ruining this Christmas story, as children searched for Santa and found pages explaining he is as real as an artificial Christmas tree.

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According to a recent poll from Hide My Ass! , 1 in 8 American parents said the internet was responsible for telling their children the truth about old Saint Nick. About 44% of parents blamed Google for ruining this Christmas story, as children searched for Santa and found pages explaining he wasn't real
According to a recent poll from Hide My Ass! , 1 in 8 American parents said the internet was responsible for telling their children the truth about old Saint Nick. About 44% of parents blamed Google for ruining this Christmas story, as children searched for Santa and found pages explaining he wasn’t real

During the time Google launched (1997) and Facebook (2005) was released to the public, the average age for discovering the truth about Santa slipped from 8.05 years old to 7.71 years old.

Most parents now said they stopped believing when they were 8.71 years old, compared to kids at 7.25 years old – a 16.6 percent drop.

About 34 percent of children questioned Kris Kringle after seeing ads online for gifts they had asked for in their letters to the North Poll.

Sadly, one in three children had their Christmas spirit crushed after reading a tweet of Facebook post saying Santa is wasn’t real.

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