Microsoft Announces Its Own Tablet Called Surface – Video


It’s Tech Tuesday again and what perfect timing, as Microsoft have today announced that they will be entering the tablet market. The first of its kind, Surface is designed to work as both tablet and PC and comes in a version running Windows RT as well as a version   running Windows 8 Pro. Super-thin, […]

Idols Duo Totally Kill It in Audition


Ok when I first saw these okes I thought they were odd. They were talking about how they complete each other and all of that. I think the judges were also a bit freaked out when Brandon Els started talking about living in a tent (even though he kinda made sense) When these guys sang […]

Lady Gaga Coming To SA


5FM DJ Gareth Cliff announced on Monday that pop icon Lady Gaga will be performing in South Africa later this year. Lady Gaga will be performing two stadium shows in South Africa. She will be in Johannesburg on 30 November at the FNB Stadium and in Cape Town on 3 December at the Cape Town […]

Nandos Apologises to SABC – Sort of

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Remember the Nandos advert that the SABC banned? Well hot on the heels of the SABC fire, Nandos has issued a ‘sorry for you’ advert about the whole affair. Nice one guys! Joe SocialI’m writing this cos I have a lot to say and sometimes I can’t sleep unless I write it. Then its gone […]

Cape Town Girl Wins Big At Brooklyn Film Festival


When I grew up (which is a matter of opinion!) I went to school at Milnerton High School, not always the most glamorous school, but well loved nonetheless. It was with great pleasure then that I read today about a high school compatriot of mine, Dara Kell, winning the Grand Chameleon Award for directing the best […]

SABC Fire – Video


SABC Acting Chief Operating Officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has expressed shock over the fire which ripped through its studios in Auckland Park on Wednesday night, destroying the set of popular SABC3 soap Isidingo. Speaking to SABC2’s Morning Live, Motsoeneng said that the SABC were not financially prepared for the the setback. No Shit!! With the amount […]

Fire Destroys Isidingo Set


The set of popular SABC3 soapIsidingo was destroyed on Wednesday night when a massive fire ripped through the studio in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, causing tens of millions of rands worth of damage. I’ve noticed how whenever someone is on leave they say they’re ‘in CapeTown’. I guess they’ll all come to CapeTown now! Could be […]

New Coke Ad is a real tear jerker


The New Coke ad is a real tear jerker. Security cameras have proven an invaluable tool in the fight against crime the world over, but with such access to the comings and goings of modern life, they also inevitably capture the more light-hearted, quirky and heroic moments of the day. Coca-Cola, has used this feel […]

Is Lance Armstrong a Drug Cheat?


Lance Armstrong could be stripped of his seven Tour De France victories and banned for life from cycling after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) brought offical doping charges against the legendary athlete. In a 15 page letter sent to Armstrong, the USADA alleged that blood samples collected from him during competitions in 2009 and 2010 […]

Socialyz is moving and we are sad about it


Ja we are moving people, away from our Sea facing apartment and into suburbia. It’s not all doom and gloom though as the new place is twice the size and it has a fireplace in the office… yes please! As a little hat tip to the place we are leaving, I popped outside yesterday evening […]

Charlize Theron Shaves Off Her Hair


Charlize Theron has shaved off her shoulder-length locks to portray Furiosa in the movie “Mad Max 4: Fury Road.” She and Tom Hardy (34) were first attached to the film in 2009 but it was postponed after a number of production setbacks. She Us Weekly: “It’s been three years: It’s time to skin this cat […]

SABC in Pathetic Springbok Mess Up


These guys want us to continually pay for a service that is getting worse by the minute? The SABC did not broadcast the first Test between the Springboks and England in Durban on Saturday after negotiations broke down with SuperSport. Instead of showing a delayed broadcast of the game at 18:30 on SABC2, as advertised, […]

Cape Town Wants Its Stadium To Go Commercial


There are reports that the City of Cape Town has an application that means nightclubs and offices and shops might be set up in the Stadium precinct. The City of Cape Town wants to convert its stadium into a hub of commercial activity to make the R4.5bn building sustainable, it was reported on Wednesday. The […]

New Die Antwoord Single – Baby’s on Fire – Video NSFW


Die Antwoord is back with the second music video from their album TEN$ION. The new single, “Baby’s on Fire” sees Ninja and Yolandi Vi$$er playing brother and sister having lunch with their parents. Yolandi has a new boyfriend, but her brother is not too happy about it. The video was directed by Ninja and Terence […]

Mars Colonization Plan Announced – Video


This is not a joke or a drill. On Tech Tuesday here at Socialyz we are happy to bring you this latest story. A Dutch company calling itself

The ANC video the SABC do not want you to see


Solidarity has made a video highlighting what it says is the ANC con job on the negotiated peace agreement that gave rise to the South African constitution as we know it. Solidarity claims that the New ANC is reneging on the deal made by their predecesors by wanting to change our constitution. The SABC is […]

David The Android – Prometheus Trailer


With Prometheus opening this weekend, I thought I would put up some teaser trailers about what it’s all about. Here is a video of David, the Prometheus android. It’s all a little creepy! Joe SocialI’m writing this cos I have a lot to say and sometimes I can’t sleep unless I write it. Then its […]

SABC refuses to flight Nandos Diversity Ad


There’s a surprise. The SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has refused to flight fast food franchise Nando’s latest advertisement, which questions xenophobia, because it apparently contravenes regulations, it was reported on Monday. The Cape Times reported that the public broadcaster was meant to flight the advert on Thursday night but plugged it because of its “xenophobic […]

Mark Keohane Quits After Cocaine and Prostitutes Saga


Celebrity rugby writer Mark ­Keohane resigned suddenly on Friday as spokesperson of South Africa’s Olympic team – hours ­after City Press confronted him with allegations of drug abuse and sexual harassment.   If this is all true it would be a sad end to an exceptional career. I don’t like the guy much but he […]

New Nandos Ad Pokes Fun At Diversity


Nandos is back with a cheeky and provocative new ad from Nando’s asks viewers: “You know what’s wrong with South Africa?” A voiceover then speaks from the point of view of a xenophobic who answers with: “All you foreigners” as a scene of immigrants top-toeing across the SA border, luggage in hand, disappear in a […]

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