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

Top interests:

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

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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