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: