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.

ITV News Central live broadcast from The Hall of Memory in Birmingham Credit: ITV News Central