Google photos no longer syncs to Google drive?

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I'm baffled by the message from Google that Google photos no longer syncs with the Google photos folder located on my Google drive. Its still there. Is that a copy of old photos and I can delete? Is that a link? Can somebody please explain, its confusing.
 
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If I understand correctly (and I'm not checking so I could be wrong): You get unlimited storage at standard definition on Google Photos, so having a copy saved to Drive would simply eat up your free (or paid for) Google Drive capacity, so having the two split is actually a good thing. If you wanted a particular picture in Drive in addition to Photos you could just copy it over there.
 
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You USED to be able to display photos from Google Photos in Google Drive and vice-versa. Now you can't. If a photos is a Google Photos you have to be at or use Google Photos to manage it; as with files stored at Google Drive. They're all still where they were to begin with; you just no longer can browse and manage them from the other service.
 
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Originally Posted by uc50ic4more
You USED to be able to display photos from Google Photos in Google Drive and vice-versa. Now you can't. If a photos is a Google Photos you have to be at or use Google Photos to manage it; as with files stored at Google Drive. They're all still where they were to begin with; you just no longer can browse and manage them from the other service.
So is the remaining folder on Google Drive a duplicate up to a certain date? And the same content is in the newly-created Google photos that is not synced to the drive?
 
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