face-to-face interaction

The process in which co-present individuals influence each other's actions; or, as it is defined by Erving Goffman (in The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, 1959), ‘the reciprocal influence of individuals upon one another's actions when in one another's immediate physical presence’.

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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