Google Phasing Out Flash from Ads
Google announced that it is phasing out Flash from ads entirely. As of June 30th, advertisers will no longer be able to upload Flash ads into DoubleClick Campaign Manager, Bid Manager, or AdWords. Beginning on January 2nd, 2017, Flash ads … Continue reading
Adobe Renaming Flash Professional CC
Adobe announced that it has shipped its latest Creative Cloud desktop updates and announced some new developments across its portfolio of tools and technologies. Most notably, Adobe is reanaming Flash Professional CC to Adobe Animate CC to “more accurately reflect … Continue reading
Amazon Will Soon No Longer Accept Flash Ads
Flash-related news isn’t usually good news for Flash these days. The most recent bit comes from Amazon, which announced that it is about to stop accepting Flash ads. The company had this to say on its Technical Guidelines page for … Continue reading
Is Flash Reaching Its End On The Web?
The writing has been on the wall for quite a while. Flash is dying a slow death, yet it continues to gasp for air. After some new vulnerabilities were discovered, many have been calling for the plug to be pulled.
Google Chrome Looks To Assist With Laptop Battery Issues
Google made a pretty interesting and unexpected announcement about how Chrome will start working to save the battery life of your laptop. How will it do this? By pausing Flash.
Flash Multimedia Can Cost You In Google Rankings
Google advising websites to use HTML5 instead of Flash for multimedia is nothing new. What is new is that it can directly cost you search rankings now.
HTML5 Takes Over Flash For Google Ads
Google announced on Wednesday that it will start converting all Flash ads to HTML5 automatically. The company presents this as an opportunity for advertisers to access more inventory.
YouTube Attempts To Move Further From Flash Embeds
Google announced that it is now defaulting to the HTML5 player on the web for YouTube embeds, moving to iframes. Along with this, they’re deprecating the “old style” of Flash <object> embeds and their Flash API.
Important Updates Coming to Flash Player 16
Adobe released Flash Player 16 last week. It comes with important bug and security fixes, and adds stand alone installation and plugin support for the PPAPI (“Pepper”) version of Flash Player. Before, this was only available as an integrated component … Continue reading
Google Provides Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Tools For Mobile Ad Network
Recognizing that display ads don’t always translate well from the desktop to mobile devices, Google announced that it will be launching several new mobile display formats and tools across the Google Display Network, the AdMob Network, and DoubleClick over the … Continue reading