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:

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

Top interests:

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

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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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