A brief history of Adobe FlashAdobe acquired Macromedia in 2005. - In 2007, Adobe introduced Flash as a way to add interactivity to websites. - In a world of HTML5 standards, Flash usage has declined. - Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Safari have all been blocking Flash over the past year. - Adobe is killing off Flash once and for all. - It will remove support for it fully by the end of 2020.