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:

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

Top interests:

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

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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