Having demonstrated its versatility as a high-tech newswire, Twitter drew the attention of those who would prefer to see certain information suppressed. Synonym- ambidexterity Explanation- I decided to use ambidexterity, because “versatility” states that Twitter is flexible and can be a easily manipulated site when the sentence is clearly making Twitter appear the opposite.
2. Millions of users attempted to log into Twitter only to be greeted by the service’s iconic “fail whale,” the image of a cartoon whale being hoisted into the air by a flock of birds, signaling a site outage. Synonym- recognizable
Explanation- I chose the word recognizable because “iconic” is usually used to describe something popular.
3. Following the earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010, Twitter reaffirmed its role as a powerful tool for the dissemination of information. Synonym- spreading
Explanation- I chose spreading because “dissemination” too powerful of a term just to say “spreading of information” Their marching orders came from President Obama only hours after the high court threw out part of the Defense of Marriage Act. And the task was clear: review more than 1,000 rules and laws that cover all kinds of federal benefits to make sure gay and lesbian couples get their due.
“This is a civil rights matter,” Attorney General Eric Holder says. “In many ways, I think it’s akin to the struggle that African-Americans went through in the ’50s and the ’60s to demand equal treatment, to be allowed to enjoy all the benefits that flow to a person who is nothing more than an American citizen.”