Katie Humphrey

Reporter | Digital Life
Phone: 952-746-3286
Katie Humphrey is the digital life reporter for features. Katie has also covered Dakota County and a gaggle of south metro suburbs. Before coming to the Star Tribune, Katie covered cops, courts and city hall at the Austin American-Statesman. She studied journalism and Spanish (she’s fluent) at Northwestern University.

Recent content from Katie Humphrey

No job? Get online

Using social media networks can spark career opportunities and prove candidates are tech savvy.

Updated: October 24, 2012, - 06:03 PM

Social media puts all of us in debate 'spin room'

From Twitter to tumblr, online sites offer voters an immediate, powerful way to take part in the presidential debates.

Updated: October 22, 2012, - 08:52 AM

Monday's moods not so bad after all

A study of 340,000 Americans found people's feelings were similar on all weekdays except Friday.

Updated: October 22, 2012, - 12:14 AM

Online oopses can hurt college chances

A 2012 survey by Kaplan Test Prep found that more admissions officers are checking out candidates online and finding potentially damaging information.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 02:38 PM

Crafting a positive digital footprint

The recommendation: Think first, tweet later.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 01:54 PM

Hashtags seep into everyday speech

Move over OMG and BFF. Teens have started speaking in hashtags. #getusedtoit

Updated: October 13, 2012, - 03:28 PM

Longtime Dakota County leader Joseph Harris retiring

Colleagues say his frankness and approachability have been keys to Harris' repeated re-election and success working in local government.

Updated: October 12, 2012, - 06:38 PM

Study: Facebook lowers control

The site's users feel happier about themselves, so they indulge. In anything.

Updated: October 12, 2012, - 01:43 PM

Apple's Maps app: You can't get there from here

Many Twin Cities landmarks are misplaced. Apple says it will get better.

Updated: September 25, 2012, - 08:35 AM

Some things are worth the wait

The latest iPhone release is proof that even the most impatient people will wait if it's something they want.

Updated: September 21, 2012, - 09:04 PM

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