Google and Yahoo are adding search capabilities for flash files

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On Tuesday, July 01, 2008, Adobe announced that Google and Yahoo are adding search capabilities that will enable users to look inside the content of files encoded in Adobe’s Flash file format – SWF. Clearly this is helpful for the pages inside Flash-based sites, which will be get indexed in search sites such as Google and Yahoo! Adobe has worked with these Search Engine Giants to make sure that these SE can now look inside the code having flash work including content, text, hyperlinks, audio and video. The end users will be benefited with quality of search results now.

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What’s the question? Or is this just a comment or statement about this news?

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Martin Gilbert.

I forgot to ask whether this will change the scenario of current SEO industry? Does SEO expert have to take an extra efforts to develop a SEO strategy? What will be the long term effects of this? Please discuss in general.

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  • BrentSheets
    Good point, Martin, this probably will impact SEO in some ways.
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  • Aressindia.com
    if they are adding search capabilities does this mean may also help SEO if you have flash files or a website based on flash?
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