Captain Obvious doesn't like Twitter telling him he's not real. Even though, you know, he's technically not.
Like many avid Twitterers, he's on a quest to be verified by the network. But Twitter is not yet budging, despite the character's months of campaigning. Twitter certainly doesn't seem opposed to verifying brand icons, as you can see from the fact it gave the check mark to Mayhem, Jake From State Farm and even a Pumpkin Spice Latte.