The Role of Parasocial Interaction and Teleparticipation on Teleshopping Behaviour

  • Rafael Currás-Pérez
  • María José Miquel-Romero
  • Carla Ruiz-Mafé
  • Silvia Sanz-Blas


Nowadays, television media has evolved into an important channel of direct selling that brands and advertisers are exploiting. Many technological changes (e.g., digital television appearance or the integration of Internet in the TV medium and mobile technology) have increasingly led to consumers see television as a channel for purchasing products and services and as a source of information (Beyer et al., 2007). However, researchers have put little interest on teleshopping, one of the consumer behaviour phenomena.


Television Character Electronic Medium Mass Communication Soap Opera Medium Psychology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafael Currás-Pérez
    • 1
  • María José Miquel-Romero
    • 1
  • Carla Ruiz-Mafé
    • 1
  • Silvia Sanz-Blas
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ValenciaSpain

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