Conversational Interactions

Conversation analysis (commonly abbreviated as CA) is an approach to the study of social interaction, embracing both verbal and non-verbal conduct, in situations of everyday life. As its name implies, CA began with a focus on casual conversation, but its methods were subsequently adapted to embrace more task- and institution-centered interactions, such as those occurring in doctors' offices, courts, law enforcement, helplines, educational settings, and the mass media. As a consequence, the term 'conversation analysis' has become something of a misnomer, but it has continued as a term for a distinctive and successful approach to the analysis of social interaction.
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  • Five Years of SEO: Hummingbird and Knowlegde Graph

    … to have much more of a communication with the search engine, they are not typing in keywords anymore, they are asking questions. So we can talk to the engine and get answers back now. Take a look at this ‘conversation’ I had with Google about the Eiffel Tower: You may notice a few things: First of all, it’s a conversation; they are not search…

    Bas Van Den Beld/ State of Digitalin SEO- 21 readers -