Duncan Goodhew, the Deputy Mayor of the Olympic Village, told ITVs Daybreak that the the tweet against Tom Daley was 'appaling'.
It is appalling that people behave that way.
I suppose that social media in one sense is fantastic, but turned the wrong way round it is very, very personal and it destroys people's lives.
So I think people should be much more careful about what they say."
A Welsh Premier League Footballer has been suspended after an abusive tweet was allegedly sent to diver Tom Daley from his account.
A teenager from Weymouth has been issued with a harassment warning after Tweeting Tom Daley.