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:

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

Top interests:

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

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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