The first weekend saw over , images tagged with Schoolies posted on popular website Instagram, with some school-leavers sharing images of their mates passed out, naked or dangerously drinking from "beer bongs" -- devices designed to facilitate rapid alcohol consumption. On Saturday night, one schoolie posted a picture of a friend sitting naked and drunk in a shower. Another on Sunday morning posted a photo of a mate curled up and passed out in a bathtub. Red Frogs convenor Andy Gourley said he understood Schoolies wanted to share their experiences, but warned alcohol and social media were never a good mix. Photos: Schoolies So don't get too caught up in the fun and hype and start posting stuff on a public site. And look after your friends because if you pull that stunt then the next day your friend may no longer be your friend. Personalise your weather. Sorry we couldn't find a match for that, please try again. Change my location.
So much is written every year about the dangers of Schoolies. But until now, what actually went on has been a mystery to the tens of thousands of Australian parents whose children have attended. Are you ready? Because this is what's really going on. Yes, Schoolies is notorious for raucous behaviour, drunken antics , drug-taking and a lot of public nudity. As well as the 'Toolies' - older guys who attend in the hope of 'meeting' young girls.
They're taking selfies, getting naked, sunbaking, passing out and drinking loads of alcohol - welcome to Schoolies Roughly 30, school leavers have flocked to Queensland's Gold Coast for the notorious week-long celebrations and many are documenting it all on social media for the world to see. Teenagers from across Australia are taking to Facebook and Instagram to post their embarrassing and sometimes hilarious party antics, despite warnings they might regret it later on. Scroll down for video. Many are taking to social media to post photos on hotel balconies without pants or tops. Social media sites have been set up specifically to share those awkward schoolies photos, with some asking for people to send in shots of themselves and their friends. Facebook pages like Schoolies Exposed and Embarrassing Schoolies Photos are filled with photos of drunk young men and women, teens partying on hotel balconies and some even in compromising positions. Support group Red Frogs spends the weeks leading up to Schoolies educating school leavers on the potential negative repercussions of sharing certain types of photos. Despite warnings they might regret posting photos, Schoolies don't appear to be fazed or ashamed of their photos.