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:

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

Top interests:

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

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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