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:

Populated place   Place   Abstraction   Organism   Dbo:Wikidata:Q532   Territory   Spatial Thing   Agent   YagoGeoEntity   Settlement   Location   Person   Agent   Place   Dbo:Location   Q5   Location   Region   NaturalPerson   Q5   Person100007846   Q215627   Agent   Whole   Organization   YagoLegalActor   Winner   Contestant   Artifact   Living thing   Agent   Geographical area   Work   YagoPermanentlyLocatedEntity   Living people   Administrative district   Object   Person   Person   Q215627   Physical entity   _Feature   Organization   Person   Athlete   User Account   Person   Causal agent   CreativeWork   Thing  

Top interests:

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