NSA jokes: Twitter reacts to online spying row

It's the internet spying scandal that is dominating the headlines and discussions on social networks - although the row is being seen through a different prism by some.

Jokes about how snooping authorities might be able to give us a hand when it comes to the annoying things in life are doing the rounds on Twitter.

Whether it's missing car keys or help to get that winning score in a word game, the US National Security Agency (NSA) is getting light-hearted pleas for help.

The jokes come as the hashtag #NSA has been a top trending topic on Twitter.

Here's a few examples:

NSA asked for help to find one person's car keys

An appeal for spy chief's help with a word game