'The Shade Room': 4.4 Million Facebook Likes Gone -- See The Facebook Posts Before Deletion, Leaving Instagram And Twitter Buzz

Paula Mooney

The Shade Room was founded by Angie Nwandu, who grew The Shade Room into a site that enjoyed a Facebook following of more than 4.4 million followers. However a visit to Facebook page of The Shade Room currently displays the fact that The Shade Room is gone. As reported by BuzzFeed, Facebook has admitted to deleting the Facebook page of The Shade Room for reportedly violating Facebook's community standards. By searching for the Google cache of the Facebook page of The Shade Room, the evidence exists that proves The Shade Room had more than 4.4 million Facebook likes on April 18, before Facebook deleted The Shade Room.

It also proves The Shade Room enjoyed nearly 1.2 million people talking about the gossip website on Facebook -- and gives information on what appeared on the Facebook page of The Shade Room prior to Facebook deleting the page.

"This is Google's cache of https://www.facebook.com/TheShadeRoom/. It is a snapshot of the page as it appeared on Apr 18, 2016 13:36:24 GMT. The Shade Room. 4,403,146 likes · 1,189,697 talking about this. TheShadeRoom.com is the first ever people's blog! Launched in 2014."

Meanwhile, on Instagram, The Shade Room continues to post to its 4.4 million followers, despite Facebook kicking The Shade Room under some serious shade. The Shade Room Twitter account continues to enjoy 82,200 followers, with The Shade Room having a Snapchat presence, as well.

"‪#‎PressPlay‬: Aww ‪#‎50Cent‬ posts a cute video of Baby ‪#‎Sire‬ and‪#‎DaphneJoy‬"
"‪#‎PressPlay‬: Aww so cute! ‪#‎FettyWap‬ ‪#‎DaddyDuties‬"
"Facebook is a huge driver of our internet traffic. I'm doing everything in my power to get it back up. I'm going to have to figure out the appeals process. If that doesn't work, we can always rebuild."

"Oop!! ‪#‎Tyrese‬ vs ‪#‎PastorJamalBryant‬ ‪#‎ClapBackSeason‬!!"

The Shade Room having their very popular Facebook page removed proves that The Shade Room still drew plenty of followers via the social networking giant that some pundits claimed was dying in the face of newer social media sites like Instagram.

The Shade Room missing from Facebook is causing a variety of reactions on Facebook and other social media websites.

The Shade Room being deleted is also offering a sobering lesson to those who use Facebook to grow their viewing audiences. Because The Shade Room was launched only two years ago and grew so quickly, The Shade Room is being viewed as a lesson for Internet entrepreneurs on how quickly Facebook can take away an audience.

It isn't the first time The Shade Room has been removed by social networking sites like Facebook. The Shade Room was mistakenly deleted from Instagram approximately one year ago.

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