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:

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

Top interests:

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

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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