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:

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

Top interests:

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

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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