From Thai restaurant websites to massage therapy websites, Flash stepped in and offered to be everything to everyone.” We look back at how Flash became popular, and explain why we should stop using it.
How Flash Became Everything to Everyone
The year is 2006. A small microblogging service called Twitter is launched. North Korea successfully detonates its first nuclear device. Shakira discovers that human hips are incapable of deception. Americans are dizzy as the future they had been promised for so long is finally delivered at their feet, and a little outfit named Adobe Systems buys a technology from Macromedia, once called FutureSplash, and shortens the name to “Flash.”Read More ›