Coronavirus Has Made Social Media Social Again

Snapchat, Zoom and private Facebook groups are having a moment amid the coronavirus crisis. But will they remain popular once all this is over?   A curious thing has happened to me during the coronavirus pandemic: I’ve actually started to enjoy social media again.   I’ve been doing regular Zoom calls with friends as far…

Rate.com Founder

White Sox fans have an especially close connection to Guaranteed Rate — the company that purchased the naming rights to the team’s stadium in 2016. The company’s founder, Victor Ciardelli, is happy to keep it that way. Victor grew up in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook. Back then, classmates wouldn’t have predicted Victor would…

Netflix Co-founder

For more than 150 million paying subscribers, Netflix is a beloved content provider, offering access to hit shows like “Stranger Things” and “Narcos” and many others. But in fact, the company’s backstory rivals the kind of suspense-filled dramas that streaming sensations are made of. Today Netflix is a household name. But back in 1997, streaming movies…