Why sit on Santa's lap when you can sit on your laptop?
Video-chat companies are bringing Santa Claus to families’ screens this holiday season. Call it a more modern take on the classic mall meet-and-greet. Websites allow youngsters talk to Mr. Claus from the comfort of their own homes. But... it'll cost ya.
I guess it’s better than waiting hours in line. And Digital Father Christmas is also ideal for many special needs children. Not everyone is a fan though, with some complaining that kids these days don’t need more tech in their life. But, video calls also offer relief to aging Santas who struggle with the physical demands of of the job.
“The young-gun Santas who get the technology are the wave of the future,” according to The New York Post.