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By Jonathon Morgan

Earlier this week the Islamic extremist group ISIS took the city of Mosul in Iraq. This was their most significant victory since they began capturing towns in northern Syria early this year, and the group now controls many areas west and north of Baghdad.

ISIS has subsequently vaulted into the international spotlight, both in mainstream and social media. Using data from CrisisNET, we put together a timeline capturing YouTube, Twitter and Facebook conversations focused on ISIS over the past few days.