Flickr just reported that they are launching HTML5 video playback for all videos they store. Officially iPad arrives on Saturday and, as it doesn’t support Flash, playing videos will be a huge issue. Flickr was using Flash for displaying videos as well, but they have worked to solve this problem and with HTML5 video, you will be able to enjoy all Flickr content without any problems.
They claim that visitors using iPad will be automatically switched to HTML5 player when stumbling on a video. Visitors will be able to enjoy HD content as well.
Apple says iPad will provide ultimate browsing experience and Flash powered content is huge part of the Internet today. Without having Flash support Apple cuts off great deal of content out there. Mayor players like YouTube and now Flickr have found solution for their video content, no doubt that other sites will be forced to adopt as well.