Google will stop serving Flash ads in 2017


Adobe Flash’s death march continues. Google announced Tuesday that beginning June 30, display ads built in Flash can no longer be uploaded to AdWords or DoubleClick Digital Marketing — it’s two biggest ad products.

In a Google+ post announcing the news, Google added that it will stop running Flash ads on Jan. 2, 2017.

The one minor caveat is that video ads using Flash will still continue to work and be served

This is just the latest sign that Flash on the web is truly coming to an end. And that’s a good thing, because despite the major role Flash played in the development of the modern web, it’s time for the technology to go away. …

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Via: Mashable: Advertising

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