Not familiar with Flash? If you are subject to seizures, don't look. It's the application that adds movement to a space. Think glittery, glitzy... oh just go to MySpace and hit any random site and check it out.
Implications - With consumers looking for new ways to interact with Facebook, the company is looking for new ways to monopolize the social media industry. Small changes, such as adopting Adobe Flash applications, indicate that companies need to keep ahead of their competitors by incorporating a variety of gadgets and updates, no matter how small.