Google is Now Flagging Search Results With Flash Content for iOS and Android Devices

Posted July 15, 2014 at 3:22pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 4234 views

Google has begun flagging search results with Flash content for iOS and Android devices, warning them that the link may not work properly on their device.

A common annoyance for web users is when websites require browser technologies that are not supported by their device. When users access such pages, they may see nothing but a blank space or miss out a large portion of the page's contents. Starting today, we will indicate to searchers when our algorithms detect pages that may not work on their devices.

Adobe Flash is not supported on iOS devices or on Android versions 4.1 and higher. A page whose contents are mostly Flash will be noted as shown in the image below.

Google has also provided some resources for web developers to help them build websites that work on all types of devices. Those can be found at the link below...

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