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:

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

Top interests:

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

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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