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

Top interests:

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

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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