Chrome Pauses Flash On October 1st, Chrome paused Flash-based advertising or peripheral content. That practically means all video consumers now have to manually click on video players smaller than 400×300 pixels to enable playback. Google Chrome is a very popular web browser, stats show around 50% of internet consumers are using this browser. Regardless of its popularity, users have not been fully satisfied with its effect on their notebook’s power consumption, and they blame mainly Flash content for that. This is why Google has come up with a solution for Chrome to automatically pause ‘nonessential’ Flash content.