Yet another group may benefit greatly from the Facebook IPO: brokerage firms.
Sixteen states now allow corporations to withhold state income taxes from employees and keep the money as an incentive for a business to locate to or remain in a state. That means that, in effect, employees pay personal income tax to their company rather than their state government.
Rush Limbaugh advertisers, like most of the corporate world, need to carefully cultivate their image on social-media networks. That makes them more sensitive to social-media campaigns.