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:

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

Top interests:

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

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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