Los Angeles Times

Katie Landan


Katie Landan no longer works for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she worked on the social media desk as a deputy editor. Since joining the Los Angeles Times in 2011, she has served in the community news division as an online editor and also on the Digital Product team as a social media specialist. She tried to keep this bio under 140 characters but was unsuccessful.

Recent Articles

  • iOS 8 arrives: Users frustrated by download times, memory demands

    Apple released iOS 8 at 10 a.m. PDT Wednesday, the latest iteration of the operating system for the iPhone 4s or newer, the iPad 2 or newer, the iPad Mini, the iPad Air and the iPod Touch 5. Users lamented about the long download times, and the frustration 4 to 5 GB of memory the software update...

  • The Stanley Cup makes its way around L.A.

    The Stanley Cup makes its way around L.A.

    Los Angeles Kings fans were able to celebrate the team’s 2014 NHL championship (and get some really great selfies) once again Friday as the Stanley Cup made a few stops around the city. Fans at City Hall, the Los Angeles Police Department, the Los Angeles Fire Department and here at The Times took...

  • Apple event's live stream has technical difficulties; Twitter laments

    Apple fans looking to get the first glimpse of the new iPhone Tuesday took to Twitter after the tech giant's live stream failed to load properly. Twitter users across the globe complained that the live feed was cutting out periodically. Sometimes it was replaced with a screen with two buttons,...

  • Early reactions on Apple's unveiling of bigger iPhone, Apple Watch

    During and after the two-hour-long Apple event in Cupertino, Calif., on Tuesday, Twitter users shared their reactions to the new products that were unveiled.  Much of the chatter on the microblogging site revolved around what was arguably the centerpiece of the event, the Apple Watch.  Some users...

  • Twitter rolling out 'buy' button; impulse shoppers beware

    Twitter rolling out 'buy' button; impulse shoppers beware

    Impulse shopping online got a little easier Monday with Twitter’s announcement that it will begin testing a “buy” button on tweets. The San Francisco-based company plans to gradually roll out a product that will enable users to make purchases with just a few taps.  “This is an early step in our...

  • One place, many stories

    One place, many stories

    At Eggslut in downtown Los Angeles' Grand Central Market, the line is almost always long.  Tom Szabadi was there on Sept. 1, and noticed how many people and their stories were colliding at once. "I think that is what compelled me to take the shot," Szabadi said. Szabadi took the photo with a Nikon...

  • A halo on the 6th Street Bridge

    A halo on the 6th Street Bridge

    In the early morning hours of Aug. 24, Sam Cruz and dozens of other photographers gathered in downtown Los Angeles to roam about and take photos. For the last stop, the group decided to think outside the box. They took steel wool, placed it inside a whisk attached to a cable, and then lit the wool...

  • Dogs take over Dodger Stadium

    Dogs take over Dodger Stadium

    It’s not every day that you are allowed to bring your dog to Dodger Stadium. But at the Dodgers vs. Mets game on Aug. 23, part of the stadium was reserved for fans of the canine kind for a “Pups at the Park” event. Iran Carranza took her dog Cocoa and snapped this photo with her Samsung Galaxy....

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