This is the same Reid Hoffman that helped Doug Jones by deceiving Alabama in 2017.
Hoffman apologized in December after the New York Times reported that he funded a Russia-inspired disinformation campaign on Facebook during a special U.S. Senate race in Alabama. The Times said the project’s organizers created a fake Facebook page designed to attract conservative Republican voters. Once they had built an audience, the page criticized Republican candidate Roy Moore and urged its followers to vote for a write-in candidate, a move that would help the Democrat, Doug Jones. Read the entire article here.