"You can now recommend links, make friends on Mahalo, share links you've recommended with friends, and much more." The more informational your links to search terms are the higher rank you get on Mahalo.
I am not convinced that the "the problem of search will be solved by a combination of machines, human curation, and social interaction" as it is the founder of Mahalo, Jason Calacanis, but you can see for yourself.
Mahalo, may be useful for research for a very small number of topics, because pages and information gathered with the help of humans, sometimes do have a better quality. You can learn more about Mahalo from one of our previous posts.
Via: Search Engine Land