Friday Wake-Up Call: Trump's 2016 ad strategy reportedly impressed Facebook

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. for “Ad Age” under “Skills” in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: Chance the Rapper is also a publisher now. He just bought the assets of Chicagoist, the local online news and culture publication, and he released a song to announce it. “The song kicks off with ‘Fuck you, fuh-uh-uh-uh fuck you,' so if you're listening at work you might want to use headphones,” Ad Age's Simon Dumenco writes. The line that contains his big reveal is: “I bought the Chicagoist just to run you racist bitches outta business.” For those offended by profanity, there is also a news release in which Chance describes his intentions into staid PR-speak: “I look forward to re-launching [Chicagoist] and bringing the people of Chicago an independent media outlet focused on amplifying diverse voices and content.”

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Facebook's Mark secretly called the U.S president-elect after the 2016 election and “congratulated the Trump team on its victory and successful campaign, which spent millions of dollars on advertising with Facebook,” BuzzFeed News reports. (Facebook declined to comment.) The report adds that BuzzFeed

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