Katie Humphrey

Reporter | Digital Life
Phone: 612-673-4758
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

Science Museum creates a social scene with smarts

Try this experiment: Mix adults with cocktails, dim the lights at the Science Museum of Minnesota and watch the party unfold. It's all part of a regular 21-plus event at the museum called "Social Science."

Updated: February 05, 2013, - 06:30 PM

Forget literature: Facebook updates linger in memory

Researchers say people are better at remembering quotidian quips like “I hate Mondays!” than the best of William Shakespeare, or Tom Clancy, for that matter.

Updated: February 01, 2013, - 02:53 PM

Justin Bieber takes Twitter crown from Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is no longer Queen of the Twitterverse.Who dethroned her? Justin Bieber, of course.The Biebs now reigns supreme as...

Updated: January 27, 2013, - 06:01 PM

Frustrated parents say app ratings fall short

Amid debate over standards, kids have easy access to violent and sexual content.

Updated: January 24, 2013, - 08:45 AM

Sneeze, cough and consult Dr. Google

One in three Americans goes online in search of a diagnosis when sick, usually starting at a search engine.

Updated: January 21, 2013, - 10:26 AM

App solemnly swears to show the inaugural

The first inauguration mobile app lets people watch festivities in D.C., wherever they are.

Updated: January 20, 2013, - 07:05 PM

Miss a message? Check the 'other' inbox

Updated: January 16, 2013, - 06:09 PM

With Snapchat, social media meet spy games

Look quick! That silly photo on your smartphone will self destruct in 10, 9, 8 ...

Updated: January 11, 2013, - 07:30 PM

OMG: Historical Society tweets tales of #CivilWar

Who needs costumes and fake muskets when you can re-enact the Civil War on Twitter?

Updated: January 09, 2013, - 12:46 PM

A Civil War Twitter battle

Tweeting for the next three years.

Updated: January 08, 2013, - 04:17 PM

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