For the last decade, Flash websites are all the rage. Its functionality allowed many to create media from streamed video or audio players, to advertisement and interactive multimedia content. Adobe Flash is not supported on iOS devices or on Android versions 4.1 and higher. When users with unsupported devices access such pages that end up blank or rendering awkwardly due to the use of outdated web technologies. Despite being less relevant than ever and incompatible amongst most of today’s devices and platforms, a lot of websites still insist on having flash content.
Google has recently announced on July 14, 2014, that they will be disabling and discouraging the use of Flash on browser web pages. With that said, any search resulting websites whose content are mostly Flash may appear like this:
in replacement of a flash content. Google has used their algorithms to detect pages that may not work on your devices and will see the above image.
Flash is dead. Its time has passed (in a flash? hahahahaha).