A face-to-face survey is a research method of collecting data in which the targeted audience is connected directly and interviews are conducted face to face or personally and the behavior and responses of the participants are recorded to obtain more information.
It is a comm0n method of doing research by many researchers as they get a chance to to observe the study population or respondents closely which can help in analyzing their responses in=depth.
Surveys in public places, open, crowded places: Such type of surveys are usually conducted in shopping malls, shopping streets, parks, in fairs and events and other open and crowded spaces. This is one of the best ways to get quick responses through face to face interviews.
Door-to-door surveys: With this type of survey, responses are obtained by visiting the respondents house to house. Such type of surveys are popular in remote areas where there is poor or no Internet connection.