Downsizing: Adobe Flash Style


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   by chris    2 Comments  →

Twitter feeds have been blowing up in the past 24 hours ever since Adobe announced they are no longer going to support the Flash Player mobile browser plugin. Social feeds quickly embellished this news as “Adobe kills Flash”, and “Flash is dead” with predictions that the desktop version is next or at least should be. This behavior reminds me of a childhood game called “Telephone” where you whisper a short phrase in your friend’s ear, they repeat it to someone else and your story goes around the room until it gets whispered back in your own ear as something completely different. The only difference is that with today’s rapid-fire social mindset, the game only requires two people, in this case Adobe and anyone with a Twitter account.
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