Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday August 30, 2015

Chrome Will Automatically Pause Flash Content Starting Sept. 1

Just another step toward the inevitable demise of Adobe Flash. Users will be able to toggle the setting, but Chrome will no longer autoplay Flash content starting next month.

Beyond improving battery life and browser performance, the wider move away from Flash may also bolster security. In early July, for example, an Italian spyware firm Hacking Team found "the most beautiful Flash bug for the last four years."