Are there any studies that prove that action text like "share this" near social share buttons increase sharing?

For example, would "share this" action text in the header encourage users to share more?

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  • Does searching Google Scholar (scholar.google.com) yield any useful results? What kind of search terms have you used? – locationunknown Aug 19 at 5:04
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    @locationunknown, I have used terms "social share buttons", "social buttons best practices", "social buttons on websites", "social buttons affordances" on Google Scholar. It didn't give me any useful information – Peter Aug 19 at 8:42

May be if you add more context to it, something like - "Let your friends know what you are reading."

  • That's too long, even longer that the article title on the left. The header might look overloaded. – Peter Aug 18 at 10:32
  • Yeah. Thanks for your inputs @Peter – Omkar Chogale Aug 18 at 13:48

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