Are you one of "the olds"?

In popular Internet parlance, "the olds" are essentially people who don't quite get "it," whatever "it" may be: the funniest meme, the latest Internet slang, the fact that you shouldn't comment on your child's every Facebook post. It's less about age, and more about digital zeitgeist. Do you think you know what The Kids are up to? Let's see ...


Who is Shawn Mendes?

A Youtube vlogger who reviews video games in hilarious, helium-pitched voices.
The Vine heartthrob who sings “Life of the Party.”
A young man who was seriously injured when attempting the Fire Challenge.
One of the early eliminations on ABC’s “The Bachelorette.”


If you could take a selfie with one of these celebrities, which one would it be?

Anthony Padilla
Jennifer Lawrence
Leonardo DiCaprio
George Clooney


Do you have any of the following apps on your phone? Snapchat, Wut, Yo, Vine, Instagram, Tumblr

One or two
Three or four
Five or six


The above text illustrates a song by which semi-passe artist?

Britney Spears
Selena Gomez
Carly Rae Jepsen
Justin Bieber, a.k.a., the Biebs


How many text messages do you send in the average day?

Around 20
Around 60
100 or more


What's the "Salt and Ice" challenge?

A dangerous social media stunt in which you pour salt, then ice, on a patch of your skin.
A critical plot point in the young adult series "Divergent."
The process you go through to get out of your driveway in the winter.
A quest to visit all the top-rated margarita places on the restaurant-review site Yelp.


Which of the following is the name of a popular Youtube personality?

Lil Bub
Bad Luck Brian


How would you characterize your feelings toward Facebook?

It’s a good way to keep in touch with friends and relatives.
It’s a privacy-destroying Big Brother that’s soullessly manipulating us all.
I don’t know, I don’t have an account.
It is lame.


What do you call the thing pictured in the above photo?

A dog
Shiba Inu
Chow chow


Do the names Harry and Tessa mean anything to you?

They’re the primary characters in the epilogue of the last “Harry Potter” movie.
They’re Vine celebrities who had a brief, much-discussed and ultimately disastrous relationship.
They’re the protagonists of the erotic fan fiction phenomenon “After.”
… no.