We’ve improved our ability to index textual content in SWF files of all kinds. This includes Flash “gadgets” such as buttons or menus, self-contained Flash websites, and everything in between.
This is something that has been in the works for quite some time and will most likely make many entertainment web designers very happy. Although, I will say that in my experience Flash design and lack of SEO has not deterred major companies from building out Flash sites. There iswas an overall lack of information about the subject and by indexing this content Google has alleviated much of the discussion around the issue. They have needed a more official position on this issue for quite some time and now they have it. As always there is great discussion happening in the comments of the Google post.flash, google, SEO