NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Facebook ( FB) was a big gainer in premarket trading on Tuesday, rising 2.47% to $26.58 as the social networker's recent momentum continued. Shares of the Menlo Park, Calif.-based firm closed up 8.09% on Monday, hitting a four-month high after Bernstein Research upgraded the company to outperform. Facebook was also one of the most active premarket Nasdaq stocks on share volume of 1,080,228. EBay ( EBAY) shares rose 0.29% to $51.55 on share volume of 132,968. The online retailer's stock closed up almost 5% on Monday, boosted by robust Cyber Monday spending. Apple ( AAPL) shares gained 0.49% to $592.40 before market open on share volume of 131,909. Research In Motion ( RIMM) shares, however, dipped 0.5% to $11.92 on share volume of 81,120, despite gaining 2.74% during Monday's trading. --Written by James Rogers in New York. Follow @jamesjrogers >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.