Microsoft followed Google’s lead and said it will soon block Flash Player by default in the Edge browser.
Google had also joined the path of Apple, Facebook, and Youtube to kill the “Adobe Flash Player” by announcing that the company is banning Flash banner support from its Adwords Advertising platform.
“To enhance the browsing experience for more people on more devices, the Google Display Network and DoubleClick Digital Marketing are now going 100% HTML5” Google says.
It’s been two decades
Adobe’s announcement that it has retooled—and renamed—Flash is a longterm signal that the vulnerable and fatigued platform is on its last legs.