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:

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

Top interests:

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

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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