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

Do we want privacy or free stuff? Both

Internet users feel they’ve lost control of their personal information — but that doesn’t stop them from handing it out.

Updated: November 24, 2014, - 03:39 PM

DrinkFly app delivers alcohol to your door

It’s cold. You’re hunkered down at home in a nest of cozy blankets. Wouldn’t a warm adult beverage be nice?...

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 04:12 PM

Q&A with Minnesota woman behind viral Bye Felipe Instagram

A woman from Minnesota created a wildly popular Instagram account to spotlight online abuse.

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 01:14 PM

Minnesota bloggers connect in real life at #MnBlogCon

The fifth annual conference offered a day of networking, keynote speeches, WordPress tech help and a photographer taking professional headshots in exchange for donations to an animal shelter.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 05:28 PM

Online harassment is routine among adults

Adults regularly face harassment online, from name-calling and embarrassment to threats of violence. Cruelty isn’t unique to the Internet, but the anonymity and accessibility it offers feed online attacks.

Updated: October 30, 2014, - 09:46 AM

Somebody app: Deliver text messages in person

Miranda July and the Walker Art Center want smartphone users to bring their instant messaging into the real world.

Updated: October 24, 2014, - 06:19 PM

Dating app Hinge matches friends of Facebook friends

Hinge, a dating app that launched in the Twin Cities Tuesday, draws from friends of Facebook friends to suggest matches in your geographic area.

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 07:07 PM

Pushing 'play' on podcasts

They’re older than the first iPhone, but podcasts are finally hitting the mainstream.

Updated: October 16, 2014, - 02:49 PM

Explore Minnesota strikes a social media nerve with #OnlyinMN

Explore Minnesota’s latest social media campaign is pressing all the right buttons.

Updated: October 10, 2014, - 02:59 PM

What happens to your digital life after death? Don't leave it to chance

About #AlwaysOn: A weekly look at all things Internet, from top apps and social media stars to goofy memes and tech breakthroughs.

Updated: October 05, 2014, - 09:29 AM

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