It's 2014. Do people really not know what a meme is by now?
If you watch these funny interviews with New Yorkers by Alex J. Mann, you'll gather that not everyone is obsessed with GIFs, LOL cats and hashtag games.
The responses range from the bewildered ("Those things... The writing... Yeah") to the blunt ("Miley Cyrus") to the surprisingly accurate ("Something that gets really popular on the Internet).