Answer: Yes, it is possible and you should do it. In particular, using the ALT attribute to tell Google what an image is, and to place SEO-friendly keyword in the ALT attribute is indeed helpful. It makes my list at the FACE CARD level of SEO-friendly tag ideas.
Similarly, you can use text behind Adobe Flash, etc. But those uses are deprecated and not very useful in terms of SEO. Is Adobe Flash SEO friendly? Not really. Basically, think about it like this. CAN I (Jason McDonald) eat Hawaiian BBQ? YES. Do I like it: NO.
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