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:

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

Top interests:

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

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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