Friend of a friend (FOAF) search engine

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You can use the input field above to search through millions of interconnected persons, organisations and places in the semantic web. Enter the name, e-mail, nick, homepage, openid, mbox-hash or URI of the person, organisation or place you are searching.

Top types:

Q5   Populated place   Location   Agent   User Account   Q386724   Athlete   Agent   Settlement   Person   Person   Causal agent   Q215627   Physical entity   CreativeWork   Living thing   Q215627   YagoPermanentlyLocatedEntity   NaturalPerson   Whole   Thing   Artifact   Organization   Territory   YagoGeoEntity   Abstraction   _Feature   Agent   Winner   Geographical area   Dbo:Wikidata:Q532   Dbo:Location   Person   Person   Spatial Thing   Place   Organization   Q5   Agent   Region   Q486972   Object   Person   Location   Organism   Place   Administrative district   Work   YagoLegalActor   Living people  

Top interests:

Lord of the rings   Manga   Mythology   Taking back sunday   Books   Coffee   Harry potter   Science fiction   Tattoos   Firefly   Sleeping   Roleplaying   Friends   Swimming   Doctor who   Poetry   Star trek   Музыка   Computers   Food   Music   Fanfiction   Art   Stars   Cooking   Anime   Dancing   Singing   History   Star wars   Boys   Vampires   Slash   Writing   Movies   Photography   Reading   Chocolate   Icons   The beatles   Fashion   Rain   Love   Video games   Drawing   Čats   Shopping   Sex   Supernatural   Fantasy  

New: Relaunch

We do not use a triple store any more - all important data is kept in a RDB. Documents related to a person are crawled on demand and cached up to 24h. The system can now display data on any dereferenceable URI.
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Friend of a friend (FOAF) is a decentralized social network using semantic web technology to describe persons and their relations in a machine readable way. The Friend of a friend vocabulary can also be used to describe groups, organisations and other things.

Everybody can create a Friend of a friend profile describing himself and whom he knows. This profile can be published anywhere on the web. Many social networking websites publish the openly accessible information of their members with Friend of a friend. DBpedia uses it to publish data about persons in Wikipedia.

If you want to create a profile right away, you can use FOAF-a-Matic

More information can be found on the FOAF project website, on Wikipedia or in the specification.

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