AMC refuses to delay sending series to Netflix; Snapchat's video views near 6B per day

More online video news from across the Web:

> AMC refused to delay its shows from appearing on Netflix and other streaming services, despite other networks like HBO urging the industry to do so. Digital Trends article

> Liberty Global and Discovery Communications each bought a 3.4 percent stake in Lions Gate Entertainment, each worth about $195 million. New York Times article

> Angelica Huston and Cherry Jones are among the stars who will appear in the second season of Transparent, Amazon announced. Release

> Snapchat closes in on 6 billion video views per day. CNET article

> YouTube is opening up to advertisers, making its viewability stats available to third-party companies. OnlineVideo.net article

> Facebook is on the hunt for more of the TV industry's advertising dollars. Reuters article

> Verizon FiOS, Cox and Bright House led the pack in average speeds when streaming Netflix video in October, according to the SVOD provider's monthly Speed Index. Blog post

And finally… mmLearn, a company that provides training for caregivers, is offering a largely free library of over 300 online videos covering many senior healthcare scenarios, from fall prevention to managing stress and more. Article

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