根據以上研究發現，本研究提出進一步討論，並提供未來研究方向及實務上之建議。 The purpose of this study was to inverstigate the relationships among personality traits, communication pleasure and happiness of college students using virtual communities. 704 college students participated this study. They completed a questionnaire that include Personality Traits Scale, Communication Pleasure Scale and Happiness Scale. The data was analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test, one-way ANOVA, Pearson product-moment correlation, and sequential multiple regression analysis. The main findings were as follows:
1. The average age of college students network are 9.24 years; college students using a virtual community hours are 3.84 hours per day; communities of relationship is the most using virtual communities. 2. College students with different grade, different hours of virtual communities and different types of virtual community were significantly different in the scores of communication pleasure. 3. In personality traits Opennness and Agreeableness were positively related to happiness, whereas neuroticism was negatively related to happiness. 4. There were significant correlation among whole communication pleasure and whole happiness of college students. 5. When college students had more openness, conscientiousness,agreeableness and extraversion personality, they had more happiness. Furthermore, as they had more neuroticism, they had less happiness.
According to the findings,further researche were provided and implications for practices.