Integration of Facebook Online Social Network User Profiles into a Knowledgebase

  • Wojciech Kijas
  • Michał Kozielski
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 521)


The article describes attempts made to integrate variety of user’s data available on Facebook online social network. The source of the data are user profiles, publicly available for other Facebook users, which contain data such as visited places, favorite sport teams, TV programs, watched movies, read books and other likes. The destination of integrated data is FOAF ontology adopted for integration purposes. The work presents the required FOAF ontology extensions and an approach to Facebook data extraction as a contribution. Also the query and reasoning examples on the created knowledgebase are presented.


Online Social Network Semantic Web FOAF ontology Social Network Analysis Linked Open Data 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland
  2. 2.Institute of ElectronicsSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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