Katie Humphrey

Team leader | South Metro
Phone: 952-746-3285
Katie Humphrey leads a team of reporters who cover news in the south metro. Previously, she was a features reporter covering technology/digital life and a news reporter covering Dakota County. Before coming to the Star Tribune, Katie wrote about public safety and city hall for the Austin American-Statesman.

Recent content from Katie Humphrey

First comes love, then comes tech

A love connection with too many digital connections runs the risk of a short circuit. The trick is finding the...

Updated: February 13, 2013, - 02:30 PM

Is Vine the next big thing in social media?

With help from Twitter, a new video app is turning smartphone users into wannabe filmmakers. Cats and food, beware.

Updated: February 12, 2013, - 03:42 PM

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

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