For the first time this year The Royal British Legion introduced a so-called 'digital pause', which was held alongside the two-minute silence for Armistice Day.
It was part of a plan to encourage more people to take part in Remembrance services by staying off social media - and respect the two minute silence.
Students told us what it means to them:
ITV News Central were live from The Hall of Memory in Birmingham where crowds gathered to honour those who lost their lives at war. Watch the full video here.