Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 3.80.4.76

Forum Moderators: open

Message Too Old, No Replies

Google is banning Flash from its display ads

But will keep allowing its use for video ads

     
11:35 pm on Feb 10, 2016 (gmt 0)

Administrator from JP 

WebmasterWorld Administrator bill is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:Oct 12, 2000
posts:15159
votes: 170


http://www.theverge.com/2016/2/10/10957570/google-bans-flash-display-ads-january-2017 [theverge.com]

Google is banning Flash from its display ads

Even Adobe is sick of Flash the software's creator has started urging people to stop using it in favor of HTML5 but the player still persists in web ads across the internet. Fortunately, that may soon be about to end. Google has announced that from June 30th this year, its widely used AdWords and DoubleClick advertizing services will no longer allow uploads of ads built in Flash, forcing users to code their display ads in HTML5 instead. From January 2nd next year, Flash ads won't run at all on DoubleClick or the Google Display Network.
12:05 am on Feb 18, 2016 (gmt 0)

New User

joined:Feb 14, 2016
posts:18
votes: 0


Flash is clearly an obsolete technology and everyone should use HTML and CSS in this day and age.
 

Join The Conversation

Moderators and Top Contributors

Hot Threads This Week

Featured Threads

Free SEO Tools

Hire Expert Members